Subject: [boost] auto_link.hpp update for Visual Studio 2019 GA release
From: Trueman, Chris (ctrueman_at_[hidden])
Date: 2019-04-06 10:08:07
Building boost with the GA release of Visual Studio 2019 names the outputs with v142 (which matches what VS 2019 names its build tools). But auto_link.hpp causes the linker to look for files named with v141. I changed auto_link.hpp to:
# elif defined(BOOST_MSVC) && (BOOST_MSVC < 1910)
# define BOOST_LIB_TOOLSET "vc140"
# elif defined(BOOST_MSVC) && (BOOST_MSVC < 1920)
# define BOOST_LIB_TOOLSET "vc141"
# elif defined(BOOST_MSVC)
# define BOOST_LIB_TOOLSET "vc142"
This corrected the linker errors on my machine.
I'm happy to submit this properly but thought I'd check it with folks here first.
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