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From: vc (vcotirlea_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-09-01 07:03:21

Thanks for your reply.
I've created my own vcproj (VC++ 7.1 project) for building the libs that I
and I've used the /MD flag which is the "multithread- and DLL-specific
versions" flag (used also for my application),
which means that everything is fine, right?

Thanks a lot,

----- Original Message -----
From: "John Maddock" <boost.regex_at_[hidden]>
To: "Boost mailing list" <boost_at_[hidden]>
Sent: Monday, September 01, 2003 12:13 PM
Subject: Re: [boost] [for Win] [was: Re: 1.30.0->1.30.2: no more
threadsupportfor Linux?]

> > I haven't followed this thread completely, but I have a question.
> > I'm working on Win 2k, and I'm using VC++ 7.1. Building
> > boost with this toolset, do I need to specify something to make it
> > thread-safe?
> Actually you need to do more than that - you need to compile Boost against
> the same runtime library options that you use to build your application -
> otherwise you will get linker errors at the very least. Relevant options
> are:
> <threading>multi : multithreaded builds
> <threading>single> : single threaded builds
> <runtime-link>dynamic : dynamic runtime
> <runtime-link>static : static runtime.
> The default behaviour is to build against the dynamic (and thread safe)
> runtime, so if that's what you are using then you're OK, if you want the
> static runtime library versions as well then:
> bjam -sTOOLS=vc7.1 -sBUILD="debug release <threading>multi/single
> <runtime-link>static"
> will do the job.
> Oh, and to answer your question: Boost is always as thread safe as the
> runtime it's built against.
> John.
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