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From: Konstantin M. Litvinenko (gclbb-jamboost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-05-27 04:45:27

Hello, Vladimir!
You wrote on Tue, 27 May 2003 13:22:56 +0400:

>> to lib tmp, than lib foo will build with boost/date_time defines.
>> But

VP> Are you sure that "lib foo" will build with boost/date_time define.
VP> You must have meant "lib tmp" --- you did not arrive to "lib foo"
VP> yet.

:) Sorry.

VP> IOW, you have

VP> exe bar <- lib foo <- lib tmp


VP> The "tmp" lib uses boost/date_time, so it should have
VP> <dependency>@/boost/date_time/boost_date_time in requirements

VP> But, it also wants all libraries/exes which use it to link to the
VP> same library. So, it must have
VP> <library>@/boost/date_time/boost_date_time in usage requirements.

VP> Here's Jamfile which can illustrate my point:

VP> lib foo : foo.cpp :
VP> <dependency>../libs/date_time/build/boost_date_time : :
VP> <library>../libs/date_time/build/boost_date_time ;

VP> lib bar : bar.cpp : : : <library>foo ;

VP> exe hello : hello.cpp bar ;

VP> Here, everything will be compiled with proper includes.

No, lib bar doesn't compiles with boost/date_time defines I just have

With best regards, Konstantin M. Litvinenko aka Dark Angel. E-mail:


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