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From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-01-15 11:25:56

At 09:12 PM 1/14/2002, Timothy M. Shead wrote:

>> We haven't considered installation too much yet, but it's in the works.
>> Is libtool really the answer to everything on platforms where it's
>> available?
>Using libtool, a package that I maintain builds/links/properly installs
>shared libraries under modern unices, static libs under older Unices
>that don't support shared libs, and DLLs under Cygwin/Windows without
>any intervention on the users' part - so I'd say "yes".

Careful. That's too long a tool chain. Cygwin, like Python, is a
wonderful package, but we don't want Boost users or developers to be
required to install it.


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