Re: [Boost-bugs] [Boost C++ Libraries] #1065: cannot find -lboost_filesystem

Subject: Re: [Boost-bugs] [Boost C++ Libraries] #1065: cannot find -lboost_filesystem
From: Boost C++ Libraries (noreply_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-07-12 22:07:04

#1065: cannot find -lboost_filesystem
  Reporter: ferrazrafael_at_[hidden] | Owner: bemandawes
      Type: Bugs | Status: new
 Milestone: To Be Determined | Component: filesystem
   Version: release 1.34.0 | Severity: Showstopper
Resolution: | Keywords: lboost_filesystem
Comment (by anonymous):

 Replying to [comment:2 Tarjei Knapstad <tarjei.knapstad_at_[hidden]>]:
> This is a problem with Debians packaging and not with Boost.
> It looks like Debian is packaging both a single threaded and multi
 threaded version of the boost_filesystem lib and add '-st' and '-mt' to
 the library name. Either modify OpenLibraries to link with either the '
 boost_filesystem-mt' (or '-st') or report this upstream to the Debian


 why do you expect -lboost_filesystem is the right way to link with
 Boost.Filesystem library? Could you please elaborate on how Debian
 packagers (me) should solve this problem without introducing portability
 problems? Could you please also point me to the documentation showing
 -lboost_filesystem as the preferred way to link to that library? Moreover,
 why Boost.Build does not setup anywhere a library usable with


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