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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-03-21 19:14:55

"Powell, Gary" <powellg_at_[hidden]> writes:

> Hi,
> What is the bjam control flag for making static vs shared libraries?

There is none. Each library specifies individually whether it has
shared and/or static products.

> I tried
> bjam "-sBUILD=release/<instruction-set>pentiumpro<link>static"
This is wrong------------------------------------^^^^^^^^^^^^

There is no <link> feature in Boost.Build v1, and even if there were,
you'd need a slash.

> but it still made an .so (shared) library.

Which library were you building? I'm guessing Boost.Threads because
it conspicuously doesn't have a static build on Windows (you can't do
TLS without a DLL).

> And is it possible to build a debug version that doesn't use the
> debug Stlport?
> (I'm working on building the gcc-stlport version.)

Yes, you want to put <runtime-build>release in your BUILD properties:



Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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