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From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-08-04 02:20:14

Martin Wille wrote:

> Vladimir Prus wrote:
>> Martin Wille wrote:
>>> Vladimir Prus wrote:
>>>> What is going to happen? It sounds like you've omitted some part of
>>>> your email.
>>> The message looks complete here.
>> Let me clarify -- the message goes like this:
>>> Now Joe User writes his app on the Fedora system and links
>>> Boost.DateTime using the familiar -lboost_date_time switch. He builds
>>> the app and
>>> tries it on both his Fedora system and the friend's Debian one. What is
>>> going to happen?
>>> BTW, ....
>> So either "What is going to happen?" is a question to recipients of the
>> email (and I don't know what exactly is being asked), or Domenico meant
>> do tell what is going to happen, but did not.
> Oh, I see. I considered it a rethoric question: the application won't
> work without recompiling because the (dynamically linked) Boost
> libraries won't be found.

Err, if --layoyt=system does not include toolset name in
library path, the libraries will be found.

> Of course, it wouldn't work even if those libraries were found on the
> other system, because the libraries are not binary compatible.

It depends, generally speaking. And in any case, that's independent
from the naming issue, that why I'm not sure what's being asked.

- Volodya

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