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Subject: Re: [boost] 32/64 library name conflict under Windows?
From: Peter Dimov (lists_at_[hidden])
Date: 2016-03-08 11:54:25

Glen Fernandes wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 7, 2016 at 11:18 PM, Rene Rivera <grafikrobot_at_[hidden]>
> wrote:
> > 2. People responding with "+N".. Which of the following would you
> > prefer?
> > And give rationale for your preference, and optionally give rationales
> > for not preferring others:
> >
> > A) Having file names with "32" *and* "64" on them?
> I prefer option A. It's consistent, doesn't require separate directories.
> The architecture is key of the build variant just like the type of CRT
> used, and whether it is a static or dynamic library, and I don't have any
> good reasons for why it should be special cased.

I also prefer option A, for the same reasons. Any argument against encoding
the architecture into the name also applies to the other things that we
already encode.

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