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From: Rene Rivera (grafik666_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-03-02 17:03:37

On 2002-03-02 at 05:00 PM, david.abrahams_at_[hidden] (David Abrahams) wrote:

>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Rene Rivera" <grafik666_at_[hidden]>
>> That seems fine. I also just added "BOOST_VERSION" to the top level
>> so it should be useable without specifying it in the command line.
>How does this get updated?

Manually? If there's another way that would be cool :-) How does the one in
"version.hpp" get updated?

>> > actions gcc-dllwrap bind NEEDLIBS
>> There is one problem with this solution... it will tag any library
>> regardless of wether it's in Boost or not. If you happen to use the
>> Boost.Build system for something other than Boost, which I do, the
>above would
>> not be "a good thing".
>> The best way is to specify the above in the dll target spec itself
>> <linkflags>, which is what Dave was refering to above. It might look
>> dll test : test.cpp
>> : <gcc><linkflags>"-Wl,-soname -Wl,$(BOOST_VERSION)"
>> : debug release ;
>> But even that seems somewhat cumbersome.
>Good point; I leave solutions in your hands.
>> Would it seem reasonable to add a <dllversion> feature? And possibly a
>> <dllname> one also?
>I understand the first one, but not the 2nd.

Just in case one wanted to override the default of using the filename as the
soname. Somewhat frivolous, maybe?

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