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From: Simon Hammett (div0_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-02-26 04:04:29

On 26/02/2008, Robert Dailey <rcdailey_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 25, 2008 at 7:00 PM, Stefan Seefeld <seefeld_at_[hidden]>
> wrote:
> >
> > I'm not sure you would find help in any particular file.
> >
> > However, the problem does sound rather simple: you want to build an
> > executable when you actually build a library. That sounds like a pretty
> > simple but fundamental setting in your project file.
> I think I see where you're confused. What I meant to say from the very
> beginning is that I DO build an executable, however the linker ALSO outputs
> a .LIB file. In my project settings I have it setup to build an application
> (EXE), not a library! When I comment out the BOOST_PYTHON_MODULE() code, the
> library is no longer generated.

The boost python module code creates exports in your program.
The ms linker will always generate a lib file for any dll/exe with exports.
There is no option (at least in .net 2003) to not generate the .lib

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