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Subject: Re: [boost] "I want everything" should build "out of the box" (on Windows)
From: Vladimir Prus (vladimir_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-07-30 06:44:56

Boris Schaeling wrote:

> On Thu, 30 Jul 2009 11:57:12 +0200, Vladimir Prus
> <vladimir_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> [...]You can, but it's somewhat non-direct. The <library-path> is the
>> low-level
>> feature. That is, if you define
>> lib xy : : <name>xy <link>shared <search>foo ;
>> the targets that use xy will get additional
>> <find-shared-library>xy <library-path>foo
>> properties. There are little reasons to directly use the latter features
>> these days, to be honest.
> Ah, so you recommend to always use the lib rule? Then I won't add
> <find-shared-library> and <library-path> to my tutorial - if there are too
> many details and too many options people just get lost and probably give
> up trying to find out what to use when.

Yes, I think that right :-) *Users* should not have to use those features.

- Volodya

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