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From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-09-29 02:38:16

On Thursday 29 September 2005 04:19, João Abecasis wrote:
> John Maddock wrote:
> > One other data point: I just tried to build under Mandriva Linux to see
> > if the problem persists there, but the quickbook build fails because
> > it's trying to build a <runtime-link>static variant, and static runtimes
> > are not supported on my distro. Why is quickbook being built this way?
> > Wouldn't it be better to just use whatever the compiler's default is?
> > Or is this a Boost.Build issue?
> I'm almost sure quickbook would be built with the compiler's default. I
> just double checked and didn't find anything in quickbook's Jamstuff.
> I think this could be a Boost.Build issue, so I'm cross posting.

Well, take a look at tools/Jamfile.v2
It specifies <runtime-link>static as requirement, and it applies to all
subproejcts including quickbook.

The change was made but nobody else but John Maddock ;-)
John, I'm very surprised that any distro lacks static runtime, and would say
such distro is ehmm.. nonstandard.

Maybe you can check with distro makes to make sure? And, what's the command
line that causes error, and what's the error is?

- Volodya

Vladimir Prus
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