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Subject: Re: [boost] How to correct when Auto-link gets it wrong in VS
From: Thomas Klimpel (Thomas.Klimpel_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-12-05 11:11:07

On 12/4/2010 1:06 PM, Paul Bergen wrote:
> I installed boost both with bjam and with the BoostPro installer, both
> times with the same option. I specified that it should install as
> Multi-Threaded Debug DLL. I'm using Visual Studio 2008 EE. I
> followed the steps here:
> But Visual Studio won't link, it says it can't find:
> libboost_system-vc90-mt-sgd-1_44.lib, which is because the file really
> is: boost_system-vc90-mt-gd-1_44.lib
> According to this page:
> the problem is that VS is trying to find the static library, although
> I installed the dynamic one. I can't find in the getting_started
> where you tell VS which version to use.

compile with -DBOOST_ALL_NO_LIB
to disable auto-linking completely. This also solves the problem that a header only library like ublas tries to autolink against serialization, just because somebody provided serialization functionality for the header only library.


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