From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-01-11 11:49:36
"John Maddock" <john_at_[hidden]> writes:
>> Well there are 5 names there and you only listed two purposes above, so I
>> think more explanation is listed before I'll feel comfortable with the
> OK, lets try again:
> BOOST_WHATEVER_SOURCE: is private to your implementation and you can in fact
> call it whatever you want, it's just there to let the headers know that if
> the code has a dll interface then it's being exported rather than imported.
> BOOST_ALL_DYN_LINK: Tells all boost libraries to use a dll interface.
> BOOST_WHATEVER_DYN_LINK: Tells library "whatever" alone to use a dll
> BOOST_ALL_NO_LIB: Tells all boost libs not to auto-link.
> BOOST_WHATEVER_NO_LIB: Tells just lib "whatever" not to auto-link (useful
> when debugging lib "whatever" by adding it's source directly to your
Boost.Python is dynamic by default and only rarely should be linked to
statically. It sounds like these macros are designed with the
opposite default in mind?
-- Dave Abrahams Boost Consulting www.boost-consulting.com
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