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From: Michael Glassford (glassfordm_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-12-07 18:41:50

"Stefan Slapeta" <stefan_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
> Michael Glassford wrote:
>>>I think the problem is of how to deduce how the boost libs should
>>>be linked in when the user does not explicitely
>>>specifiy e.g. BOOST_USE_LIB.
>>>A reasonable default in this case would be then to link in the
>>>library corresponding to the RTL choice.
>> This was my intention when I wrote the above.
> Why? I don't see any context between a shared rt and dynamic boost
> library.
> boost.thread shows a different behaviour than other boost libraries
> (which always default to link the static boost lib).

It seemed to me at the time that if the user didn't specify explicit
linking options for Boost.Threads, the most sensible default options
were a) everything in a separate dll (dynamically linked), or b)
everything in one exe (statically linked). In retrospect, perhaps this
was incorrect.


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