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From: Rene Rivera (grafik.list_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-02-17 13:07:39

Jody Hagins wrote:

> On the page (, the
> following text (under the Build/Install section)is inaccurate.

> The main problem is that this is considered (by myself and maybe others)
> as an example. However, actually issuing this command does not properly
> build multithreaded code. The jamfiles apparantly interpret
> "<threading>multi" differently from "<threading>multiple" and we do end
> up with a "<threading>multiple" set of libraries, but they are not built
> with threading enabled. To get threading enabled, one must use
> "<threading>multi" instead.

Oops.. thanks for pointing it out.

> This brings up another issue. Should the jamfiles correctly accept
> threading attributes which are not properly interpreted? Since I am not
> a jam expert, and have no idea how difficult this is to fix, I'll leave
> it alone, and make sure my incantations are properly formed. However,
> it should be addressed in some form, especially since the official docs
> even seem a bit confused.

Boost.Build should complain about such things. So I guess that's another bug :-(

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