Subject: Re: [boost] [cmake] Minimum viable cmakeification for Boost
From: Peter Dimov (lists_at_[hidden])
Date: 2017-06-21 18:01:17
Niall Douglas wrote:
> > Even if so, you still need to be able to answer the question "how do I
> > link to Asio in such a way so that its dependency System is
> > statically/dynamically linked?"
> I'm saying that ASIO header only users almost certainly will also want
> header only Boost.System.
I don't think so (although now that it has been fixed to use Winapi instead
of <windows.h>, maybe).
But even if true, users of static library A that uses Asio will not
necessarily want a header-only Boost.System, which means that static library
A has to have a way to link to Asio "statically".