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From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-09-10 06:35:40

Boost.Build V1 uses separate rules for static and dynamic libraries, and
I don't particularly like that.

For example, Linix apps with autoconf have "--enable-shared" configure
options, which just makes all the libraries static -- quite simple. Why
have two rules in Boost.Build. Take a look at Boost.Signals Jamfile --
it declares lib and dll target which are othewise identical.

I think we can introduce a new feature, say "shared", to control dll/lib



- Volodya


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