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From: John Maddock (jz.maddock_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-07-12 05:28:00

Edward Diener wrote:
>> I was recently using the date/time library for the first time, used
>> functionality which I was pretty sure was not in the built library
>> based
>> on the documentation, yet autolinking code was brought in to force
>> me as
>> an end-user to specify the location of the import library. When I
>> defined BOOST_DATE_TIME_NO_LIB in my project settings, everything
>> linked
>> fine without specifying the import library, so obviously the DLL was
>> not needed. Nobody wants to distribute a shared library with their
>> code when
>> it is unnecessary.

This is a known issue with that specific library: I did make an attempt at
refactoring the headers at one point to fix this, but it went beyond my
understanding of the library, so this really need Jeff Garland's help to be
done correctly.


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