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Subject: Re: [boost] cmake target and binary name mangling
From: Olaf van der Spek (ml_at_[hidden])
Date: 2017-07-26 06:51:23

On Wed, Jul 26, 2017 at 12:16 AM, Peter Dimov via Boost
<boost_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> Niall Douglas wrote:
>> > The implication is that when a library changes from header-only to >
>> > static/shared, all dependent libraries need to change themselves to >
>> > static/shared too.
>> I'm not sure if this is a question or a statement. But in either case, yes
>> it does.
> My point was that under my overcomplicated scheme, this doesn't happen. Your
> dependency may change from header-only to static/shared, or from
> static/shared to header-only, and you don't need to do anything.
> And when I say "change" here, I mean that version 1 was header-only, version
> 2 becomes static/shared, version 3 becomes header-only again, and dependents
> don't need to make corresponding changes each time this occurs.

Isn't this automatic in Niall's scheme too? I don't know but it should be.


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