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Subject: Re: [boost] Default variants on windows
From: Edward Diener (eldiener_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-04-08 16:06:04

Vladimir Prus wrote:
> Per:
> we have a problem that the default set of libraries
> build on Windows does not match autolink defaults, which
> causes confusion. In that issue, John say that the only
> sensible solution for Windows is to build all possible
> variants by default (IIRC, a total of 6). I would like
> other Windows developers to comment if that is sensible
> solution. In particular, is it best to build all possible
> variants that user might need, or build just the variants
> that autolink needs by default, so that user can build other
> later.

I have always felt that all the possibilities should be built by
default. Then all you have to do is document well how to build any
subset of the complete set of libraries for a given non-header only
Boost library.

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