From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-10-15 10:19:45
nbecker_at_[hidden] (Neal D. Becker) writes:
> I just grabbed boost_1_29_0 and built the libs using:
> PYTHON_ROOT=/usr bjam "-sTOOLS=gcc"
> On Linux RedHat8.0.
> It succeeded, but there is some confusion. First, the various library
> builds are inconsistent with each other.
> python builds shared libs, both debug and regular.
Really? these should be staged in libs/python/build/bin-stage. I'm
particularly surprised about the latter showing up in the path you
> which seem to be the same thing.
They shouldn't be. Do they have the same size?
> Also, a symlink pointing to the latter.
> Now let's look at signals: We have
> This looks clear enough. Look inside them:
> #1. Library names, paths, build options not consistent with each other
> #2. libboost_signals.a is in a directory called runtime-link-dynamic,
> which is a contradiction
It's not a contradiction. This static library is built for linking to
a dynamic runtime library.
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