Subject: Re: [boost] [exception] is static only?
From: Emil Dotchevski (emildotchevski_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-08-22 15:47:06
On Wed, Aug 22, 2012 at 12:26 PM, Neal Becker <ndbecker2_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> > On Wed, Aug 22, 2012 at 6:58 AM, Neal Becker <ndbecker2_at_[hidden]>
> >> Is it necessary that exception builds only static libs? On many
> >> architectures,
> >> this would limit it's usefulness.
> > Boost Exception is a header-only lib, except for the non-intrusive
> > exception_ptr support that is provided for some MSVC versions, which is
> > by default.
> Then I'm confused. When I build using:
> bjam cxxflags=-march=native -sHAVE_ICU=1 -sEXPAT_INCLUDE=/usr -
> sEXPAT_LIBPATH=/usr/lib64 --layout=tagged threading=single,multi
> on fedora 17 x86_64, I got:
> -rw-rw-r-- 1 nbecker nbecker 1662 Aug 21 10:34 libboost_exception.a
> -rw-rw-r-- 1 nbecker nbecker 1662 Aug 21 10:44 libboost_exception-mt.a
Right, you don't need to link to this library. It's needed only if you
#define BOOST_ENABLE_NON_INTRUSIVE_EXCEPTION_PTR which you probably do not,
and certainly should not on Fedora, because the non-intrusive exception_ptr
support is currently implemented only on some versions of MSVC.
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