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Subject: Re: [boost] 32/64 library name conflict under Windows?
From: Peter Dimov (lists_at_[hidden])
Date: 2016-03-12 17:26:19

Steven Watanabe wrote:
> On 03/09/2016 04:59 AM, Peter Dimov wrote:
> > Another thing that would be pretty nice for Windows/autolink users would
> > be something like
> >
> > b2 --target libboost_date_time-vc80-mt-sgd-1_61.lib
> >
> > to work, as the link error message one gets when the compiler/IDE can't
> > find an autolinked library gives its name but it's not trivial to get
> > from there to the required b2 command line.
> >
> What does work now is:
> b2 --build-type=complete msvc-8.0 libboost_date_time-vc80-mt-sgd-1_61.lib

Thanks, I did wonder whether something like that would work, but didn't try

This should be documented in our "getting started" Windows guide.

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