Re: [Boost-bugs] [Boost C++ Libraries] #1058: Cygwin libraries & GNU libtool

Subject: Re: [Boost-bugs] [Boost C++ Libraries] #1058: Cygwin libraries & GNU libtool
From: Boost C++ Libraries (noreply_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-07-17 00:55:17

#1058: Cygwin libraries & GNU libtool
  Reporter: mike_at_[hidden] | Owner: vladimir_prus
      Type: Bugs | Status: new
 Milestone: To Be Determined | Component: build
   Version: release 1.34.0 | Severity: Regression
Resolution: | Keywords: Cygwin libtool shared dll
Comment (by anonymous):


 Since the *.dll.a files do not have a "lib" prefix, libtool in cygwin does
 not recognize them and will only link with the static libs. This is
 especially a problem if you're trying to use libtool to build a DLL that
 is linked with the boost DLLs.

 It could be a problem with libtool or just me not knowing about certain
 options I should be passing to it (I'm fairly new to autotools), but in
 1.33.1 the libraries had a "lib" prefix and therefore this was not a


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