Boost logo

Boost :

Subject: Re: [boost] PDB files missing from Windows binaries
From: Lars Viklund (zao_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-11-21 11:13:03

On Thu, Nov 21, 2013 at 07:32:22AM +0100, Fredrik Orderud wrote:
> First, I want to give a big thank for the streamlined availability of
> precompiled Windows binaries. The "Windows binaries" link from the Boost
> download webpage significantly lowers the barriers for Boost usage on the
> Windows platform.
> That said, there seem to be an issue with missing PDB files from the most
> recent
> Boost 1.55 binaries. This makes it difficult to debug applications, since
> debug information is missing.

If all you want is debug information and don't care overly much about
distribution size, there's also always the good old /C7 flag to embed
debug information in the libraries themselves.

Lars Viklund | zao_at_[hidden]

Boost list run by bdawes at, gregod at, cpdaniel at, john at