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From: Toon Knapen (toon.knapen_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-06-16 08:45:34

David Abrahams wrote:

>> On Unix, "lib" prefix is prepended to names of all targets of type LIB
>> that don't have that prefix already.
>>simple enough?
> It's reasonably simple until you start having to follow it by
> "except..." or "unless..."
> :)

And it probably needs to be clarified that bbv2 does not support
creating libraries *without* the lib prefix anymore.

This will bite me because I have inherited a project where libraries are
created (using bbv2) without the lib prefix. OK no problem so far if all
of a sudden all libraries have a lib prefix. But now there are other
tools that refer to these libraries with the name of the libraries
OK I agree that this project is probably not organised very cleanly but
otherwise we can also say that the flexibility of bbv2 (to adapt to this
situation) is reduced.



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