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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-12-11 22:40:52

Mathias Gaunard <mathias.gaunard_at_[hidden]> writes:

> Anthony Williams wrote:
>> In the Unix section for built libraries, your example library is named as if
>> it was built using msvc:
>> c++ -I /path/to/boost_1_34_0 example.cpp -o example \
>> ~/boost/lib/libboost_regex-msvc-7.1-mt-d-1_34.a
>> I would imagine that something more likely to appear on a Unix/Linux system,
>> such as libboost_regex-gcc-3.4-mt-d-1_34.a would be a better example.
> I personally just type g++ example.cpp -o example -lboost_regex

You must have used some other method of producing binaries than we use
in the Getting Started Guide (e.g. method 3 at

That command wouldn't work with libraries produced using the default
"versioned" layout.

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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