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Subject: Re: [boost] Developing a (nearly new) library possibly to be proposed for Boost
From: Steven Watanabe (watanabesj_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-02-10 12:45:56


On 02/10/2014 09:34 AM, Paul A. Bristow wrote:
>> Provide a symbolic link to the directory. From the modular-boost boost
>> directory:
>> mklink /d mylibrary ../libs/mylibrary/include/boost/mylibrary
> OK - but is the /D option correct and why?

mklink /D creates a directory symlink.
If this works, then b2 headers uses it.
(You should see "- symlinks supported : yes"
in the output)

> /D creates a symbolic link, or a soft link.
> where b2 headers produces hard links (at present).
> Is this just a temporary 'feature'?
> Thanks for your helpful advices.

In Christ,
Steven Watanabe

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