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From: Andreas Pokorny (andreas.pokorny_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-01-01 15:46:22

On Sun, Dec 26, 2004 at 09:27:04PM -0600, "Marcelo E. Magallon" <mmagallo_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 16, 2004 at 10:19:36AM +0000, Jonathan Wakely wrote:
> > I though that emits the flags that /should/be/ used to compile
> > against Boost, not the flags the /were/ used to compile Boost itself.
> You can store arbitrary variables in .pc files and retrieve them using
> pkg-config --variable=name. The only trick here is to define the name
> of the package or packages and make that consistent across all systems.
Thats not enough, the return values of pkg-config must be dependant on
the toolset setting, and a few flags like debug, multithreaded..

> It's no use to have boost-redhat.pc and boost-darwin.pc because that's
> precisely the point of pkg-config. boost.pc and boost-signals.pc and
> boost-regex.pc are all fine.
Sure boost has to provide these files. The current situation is

Regards Andreas Pokorny

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