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From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-11-04 11:38:57

[this was Debian Linux bug report, which I'm brining for discussion to
Boost ml]

Steve M. Robbins wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 04, 2002 at 12:42:05PM +0300, Vladimir Prus wrote:
>>I'm afraid this problem is not yet resolved.
>>1. I still don't see shared libs for Boost.Test anywhere. If I have
>> 10 unit tests, then I'd rather not link statically.
>>2. The library names do not have "boost" part. I.e. there's
>> /usr/lib/libboost_thread.a
>> /usr/lib/libprg_exec_monitor.a
>>I guess if all other libraries use "boost" part, this one should do it too.
> I agree that this is inconsistent, but this is what upstream
> ships: three static-only libs without boost in their names.

Hmm... I believe it must be fixed in Boost, then. Why don't Boost.Test
build shared libraries and don't have "boost" in their names, contrary to
all other libraries. Gennadiy, what do you think?

- Volodya

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