From: Michael Stevens (Michael.Stevens_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-02-13 09:38:45
Hi again Volodya,
On Wednesday 11 February 2004 08:59, Vladimir Prus wrote:
> Hi Michael,
> > Looking into my own problem the the matter seems rather more complicated
> > :-( The problem revolves around the different way library sources are
> > interpreted.
> > Previously I was using the follow complex definition:
> > # System libraries - specify local link requirements for lapack
> > lib g2c : : <name>g2c ;
> > lib lapack : : <name>lapack ;
> > lib lapack : : <toolset>gcc <name>lapack : : <library>g2c ;
> > lib lapack : : <toolset>intellinux <name>lapack : :<library>g2c
> > ; lib lapack : : <toolset>msvc <file>"../../CLAPACK3/clapack7.a" ; # The
> > executable for testing
> > exe rtheta : rtheta.cpp lapack ;
> > However this seems non functional when static linking. The library g2c
> > is never propagated to an exe as a dependency. Similar the simpler lib
> > lapack : g2c : <name>lapack ;
> > does not propgate the g2c library dependency.
> It should do it... maybe there's some bug, though.
I'll look into this a bit further and report if I find anything like a but.
> lib lapack : "../../CLAPACK3/clapack7.a" : <link>static;
> Boost.Build tries to find a generator which can create STATIC_LIBRARY from
> a single source of type STATIC_LIBRARY. It fails to find any, since in fact
> no such generator exist.
> Cool, so it thinks nothing is created and ignores source. Not nice :-(
> It's not really good that "lib" behaves this way, but I'm not sure I'll
> fix it right now...
I understand. I'll keep it on file as future test case.
> But, OTOH, it looks that "lib" above is not what you're after. You're
> really creating alias, and can write
> alias lapack : "../../CLAPACK3/clapack7.a" : <link>static;
Ohhh. This is a BIG surprise to me. It is possible to mix alias and lib main
targets with the same name. Logical I suppose, but I assumed that they would
be mutually exclusive.
Thanks and all the best,
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