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From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-12-15 02:53:27

On Tuesday 14 December 2004 20:14, David Abrahams wrote:
> Nicolas Fleury wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I don't know if it has already been suggested, but may I suggest that
> > Boost.Python built libraries be named with Python version, allowing
> > libraries for multiple Python versions to coexist in the same Boost
> > build hierarchy. For example:
> >
> > boost_python-vc7-mt-1_32.lib => boost_python-vc7-mt-1_32-py2_3.lib
> I won't make that change for BBv1, since we're trying to retire it. But
> for BBv2, it's right in line with the idea that the Python version
> should be a feature. Volodya and I discussed that idea some weeks ago
> and I described a way to handle it, but I don't know if he ever
> implemented it.
> Hmm, from looking at python.jam I don't think he did. In fact, I think
> that file is really in a partially-complete state. Volodya?

Right, it's in the works. I think it works for Linux, but not for Windows and
using different python versions is not yet supported.

- Volodya


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