From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-12-02 02:59:58
David Abrahams wrote:
> Vladimir Prus <ghost_at_[hidden]> writes:
>>Somewhere in builtin.jam, I see
>> declare-type NT : STATIC_LIB : a : LIB : main ;
>>Hmm.. One thing sure: borland compiler won't work
>>with it (I'm just adding support for it). So, why this
>>line is there? Is ".a" a common suffix for gcc on NT?
> For Cygwin GCC, that's right.
Ick! Can it handle "lib", so that we don't have to implement
per-toolset suffix right now?
>>In this case, will be need to be able to determine suffix
>>based on os/toolset combination?
> It's not required, but desirable. You can optionally generate import
> libraries with Cygwin GCC, and those should have extension
> ".dll.a". Believe it!
Have to implement new system libraries interface before turning
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