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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-10-31 12:19:17

on Wed Oct 24 2007, Vladimir Prus <> wrote:

> Peter Dimov wrote:
>> Vladimir Prus wrote:
>>> Do you regularly debug C++ Boost?
>> It doesn't matter. One typical use case is include a Boost header, wait
>> for the linker error calling for a missing
>> libboost_foo-vc80-mt-whatever.lib, then somehow figure out a way to build
>> it. If the autolink code selects a debug library, this is what the user
>> needs, regardless of whether he intends to debug into Boost.
> As I say in another email, I don't know what's sane for Windows.
> I think I do know what's sane for Linux though, and that's MT, shared, release.
>> On a related note, the obvious way to build
>> libboost_foo-vc80-mt-whatever.lib:
>> bjam libboost_foo-vc80-mt-whatever.lib
>> didn't work last I tried it.
> Did you do that in libs/foo/build? Or from
> top-level? The latter is not supposed to work,
> although it's probably possible to implement -- can you file an issue?

Done on Peter's behalf:

Dave Abrahams
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