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From: Rene Rivera (grafik.list_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-03-30 22:43:40

Benjamin Kosnik wrote:

> When I build boost-1.31.0, like so:
> bjam -sPYTHON_ROOT=/usr -sPYTHON_VERSION=2.2 -sTOOLS=gcc -sBUILD=release --prefix=/usr
> I end up with a bunch of oddly-named library files:
> libboost_filesystem-gcc-1_31.a
> libboost_filesystem-gcc.a
> is there a way to run bjam or configure the build process so I get something sensible, like:
> libboost_filesystem.a
> (symlink)

Not with the current build procedure. This is intentional as we can't rely on,
or assume, that the user has only one compiler in use. Or that they only want
a specific variant, threading, runtime, etc. The hope is that system packagers
provide for that.

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