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Subject: Re: [boost] Encoding address-model in library names
From: Asbjørn (lordcrc_at_[hidden])
Date: 2017-07-06 10:27:18

On 06.07.2017 00:07, Stefan Seefeld via Boost wrote:
> On 05.07.2017 18:00, Asbjørn via Boost wrote:
>> On 05.07.2017 23:30, Stefan Seefeld via Boost wrote:
>>> What problem is this supposed to solve ? How frequently do users need
>>> both address-models on the same deployment platform (and in the same
>>> path) ?
>> I built executables for distribution on Windows (ie in an installer),
>> where I provided both 32bit and 64bit versions of the program.
> Why not build separate 32-bit and 64-bit installers, as lots of other
> applications do ?

I just mentioned the installer to highlight that I built executables for other
platform variants than the one I do the building on.

Building for others is a fairly common use-case in the open-source world on
Windows, in which case you frequently need both 32bit and 64bit versions.

- Asbjørn

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