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From: Toon Knapen (toon.knapen_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-12-02 10:23:16

Vladimir Prus wrote:
> On Thursday 02 December 2004 17:33, Toon Knapen wrote:
>>Vladimir Prus wrote:
>>>lib libmpi
>>> : # sources
>>> #mpiheaders
>>> : # requirements
>>> <file>/usr/lib/libz.a
>>> #<parallelism>none
>>>On NT, .a is not an extension known to V2.
>>>Could you quickly verify if that's really the case, while I'm figuring
>>>out how to emit more reasonable warning.
>>I verified it and there were some libraries in my user-config with a
>>'.a' extension (although they were not used). I commented them out but
>>that does not change the situation ;-(

It was not that I had a library with the '.a' extension, my libmpi is
defined as follows in my user-config.jam

lib libmpi : : <file>C:\\MPICH\\SDK\\Lib ;

and thus only pointing to the directory containing the mpich.lib ;-(

Thanks for your insight and sorry for this mistake. Probably error
reporting is currently the weak point of bjam ;-0


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