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Subject: Re: [boost] [build] Boost modular: Build without version number suffixes
From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2015-01-27 08:09:17

On Tue, Jan 27, 2015 at 5:26 AM, Vladimir Prus
<vladimir_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> On 01/27/2015 12:39 PM, Rob Stewart wrote:
>> I understand that you want consistency between platforms. Just beware that
>> fighting the norms of a platform will cause difficulties. That
>> said, ISTR an option for Boost Build to build things as you want, but I
>> don't know what it is. (I added "[build]" to the subject in hopes
>> that will attract the right attention to your query.
> I don't believe there is such an option. I will be open to a new value for
> --layout option, say 'bare', that suppresses version
> number completely. Robert, since you've already identified the code in
> question, and it's not particularly specific to Boost.Build,
> would you be interested in submitting a pull request?

We may also want to add something to the "Getting started..." docs
mentioning the option and its uses.


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