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From: Rene Rivera (grafik666_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-07-24 09:30:49

[2003-07-24] Paul Schmidt wrote:

>--- In jamboost_at_[hidden], Rene Rivera <grafik666_at_r...> wrote:
>> actions gcc-Link-action bind NEEDLIBS NEEDIMPS
>Yup, that's the magic- Thanks!
>Obligatory whiny question: So what makes NEEDLIBS different from the
>other variables I use there, e.g. LCFILE, LINKFLAGS, LIBS? I mean, I
>realize that those are all defined in my custom toolset file rather
>than in some other existing .jam file - but why should the location of
>a delcaration make a difference? In other words, how would I know a
>priori which variables to list as bind arguments?

The contents of NEEDLIBS is "bound" (hence bind) to targets. That is, it
contains references to Jam targets. The others don't refer to targets and
are usually flags to the commands in some form.

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