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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-07-10 13:03:50

Rene Rivera <grafik.list_at_[hidden]> writes:

> David Abrahams wrote:
>> Rene Rivera <grafik.list_at_[hidden]> writes:
>>>Since no one voiced opinions either way. I patched the two libraries
>>>that had problems: libs/filesystem/test/Jamfile and
>>>libs/signals/test/Jamfile to not use auto-linking. That should clear
>>>up a bunch of regressions :-)
>> Can we make this toolset-specific?
> We could, but it is something that is *supposed* to apply to all
> toolsets. That is... right now only the intel-win32-7.1-vc6-* toolsets
> show the problem because they are the only ones that have a version
> number. If there was some other auto-link supporting toolset with a
> version it would also break.
> It's really not a toolset related choice but a library choice. If one
> makes use of a library that supports auto-link by default. One has to
> turn auto-link off if you refer to it directly (<lib>whatever, or
> <dll>whatever).

Understood, thanks.

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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