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Subject: Re: [boost] CMake Announcement from Boost Steering Committee
From: Andrey Semashev (andrey.semashev_at_[hidden])
Date: 2017-07-22 23:52:07

On 07/23/17 01:09, Peter Dimov via Boost wrote:
> Roger Leigh wrote:
>> The boost_system dependency, for example, is required when linking to
>> filesystem dynamically on Linux and BSD because the filesystem headers
>> include the system headers, which forces system it to be explicitly
>> linked even if you don't use it directly.
> Yes, you're right, these dependencies should be public. (And the private
> ones weren't being added at all.) Fixed.
> Now that it's fixed,
> C:\Projects\boost-git>pkg-config --libs --static boost_log
> Æ A: out of memory
> This application has requested the Runtime to terminate it in an unusual
> way.
> Please contact the application's support team for more information.
> but, well. :-)

It did succeed for me, but it took about 4.5GB and about 10 seconds to
complete. :)

BTW, there are two libraries in Boost.Log: and (the latter is not mentioned in .pc). They have
different dependencies, so if there were two separate .pc files, the
list of dependencies could be shorter. But I suspect extracting that
information from Boost.Build won't be easy.

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