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From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-10-14 13:13:57

Sean Huang wrote:

> This was posted to boost-build 2 weeks agao but I got no reply so I
> thought I would try the development list.
> I created a variant based on debug variant:
> Variant MyDebug : debug : $(MyDebugSettings) ;
> Unfortunately the names of the libraries generated by do not
> have the 'd' key.
> For example: libboost_python-vc80-mt-g-1_35.lib
> Autolink expects: libboost_python-vc80-mt-gd-1_35.lib

It was discussed on boost-build list previously -- that's the way it works
now -- adding custom variants derived from 'debug' makes 'd' disappear.

> I checked the code and it seems that the 'd' key is only added
> when 'debug' variant is specified. This is not consistent to the behavior
> documented in "Getting Started" and other boost building instructions.

Where does "Getting Started" talk about custom variants?

- Volodya

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