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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-12-05 09:58:03

Rene Rivera <grafik666_at_[hidden]> writes:

> [2002-12-05] David Abrahams wrote:
>>I think there was much confusion about the meaning of runtime-link in
>>v1; many people thought they should set it to dynamic in order to
>>build a shared library. I am concerned about the name "link" being
>>even more confusable in that same way.
> It does seem a bit confusing/ambiguos still. The two posibilities for
> improvement I can think of are:
> 1. Change the name of the values...
> <link>shared-libraries
> <link>static-libraries
> <link>maximum-static-libraries, or <link>all-static-libraries
> 2. Or, the one I think is better, change the name of the feature...
> <link-libraries>shared
> <link-libraries>static
> <link-libraries>maximum-static, or <link-libraries>all-static
> ...and if you think "libraries" is long, we could sorten it to "libs".

How about

<link-to>maximum-static, or <link-to>all-static

David Abrahams
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