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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-06-23 01:40:18

Malcolm Cifuentes <malcolm_cifuentes_at_[hidden]> writes:

> Hi all,
> is there any way to build an exe without bb actually trying to build its
> dependants but still link against them?
> Example:
> normally bb will :
> 1) find all dependant libraries
> 2) build libraries if required
> 3) pass libraries to linker
> I would like the following workflow:
> 1. and 3.

How do you propose to link against a non-existent library?

or, are you saying that the libraries exist but are out-of-date, and
you want to link against them anyway?

There's no way to do the latter with Boost.Build. What's the use case
for this behavior?

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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