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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-02-14 18:22:47

"Stephan T. Lavavej" <stl_at_[hidden]> writes:

> When Boost Filesystem is built with bjam "-sTOOLS=gcc" or bjam
> "-sTOOLS=mingw" on MinGW, the resulting static library is a .lib consisting
> of .obj files. However, it is traditional for gcc to use .a files which
> consist of .o files. I fix this by hand by renaming the .obj files to .o
> and then executing ar rvs libboost_filesystem.a *.o , but it would be nice
> if bjam would get it correctly by itself.

You need to use a cygwin build of bjam if you want cygwin-protocol
file extensions.


Dave Abrahams
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