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Subject: Re: [boost] [filesystem] [system] Suddenly, dynamic linking by default
From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-04-30 11:02:32

On Sun, Apr 29, 2012 at 9:05 AM, Lars Viklund <zao_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> Hello list.
> I have a habit of tracking trunk to find out if there's any strangeness
> or mistakes done on the platforms I target.
> A while ago I encountered some strange linking errors on some of my
> projects, which in the end turned out to be because for some
> reason, Boost.Filesystem and Boost.System now attempt to be dynamically
> linked by default, both symbol-decoration-wise and auto-link
> filename-wise.

Ouch! 1.49.0 had a problem with static linking on Windows, and in
fixing that I screwed up the default.

The problem has (hopefully) been fixed in trunk, and a test added to
verify the default is correct.

Thanks for the report. Please let me know if it isn't work correctly for you.


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