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From: Jonathan Turkanis (technews_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-12-29 16:52:00

Robert Ramey wrote:
> Jonathan Turkanis wrote:
>> BTW, Comeau support says that adding a Windows auto-link facility is
>> on their agenda for 2005.
> They could probably save a lot of time by just using the boost one.

I think there's a missunderstanding here. Boost auto_link relies on #pragma
comment, which is not supported by Comeau. Therefore the current boost auto_link
simply can't be made to work with Comeau. (The header compiles, but it has no

> I was a mixing auto-link questions with dll questions. A more careful
> investigation is that the Comeau doesn't recognize dllexport . It
> seems
> that they went to extra effort to permit compilation of winnt.h but
> that doesn't include dllexport. So I don't see any way to build a
> windows DLL library version with this compiler.

I'm hoping this is one of the things they're planning to add in 2005.


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