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Subject: Re: [boost] Question on ABI tags and autolinking
From: Steven Watanabe (watanabesj_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-03-19 23:01:07


Philip Lowman wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 17, 2009 at 7:25 PM, <boost-request_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> All libraries support both static and dynamic linking, although
>> filesystem has a #error for the shared library on borland.
> Yes, but I vaguely recall the MSVC autolinking choosing dynamic linking for
> certain libraries like Boost.python. Are all of these exceptions to the
> static libraries defined anywhere I can point the user to (is what I'm
> asking).

Auto link can find either the static or shared libraries depending
on macros. All libraries except python use static linking by default.
I don't know of any page that says this explicitly.

In Christ,
Steven Watanabe

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