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From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-04-07 03:35:54

On Friday 31 March 2006 17:50, Jordan Rosenthal wrote:

> I'm trying to work with a custom generator on a linux system and
> recently upgraded my boost-build v2 from an older version to a cvs
> version from about a week ago. (I obtained the cvs version by clicking
> on the nightly build link on the boost-build v2 home page if that matters).
> The custom generator I have is based on SHARED_LIB and it seems that one
> of the newer things implemented in boost-build is that, on unix systems,
> a "lib" prefix is added to all such libraries. I understand the
> rationale for that, but for my application, the prefix does not make
> sense. After poking around in type.jam I found the
> type.set-generated-target-prefix command. The comments before this
> function imply that I can use an empty string to effectively remove the
> prefix. However, it does not work for me. Is this a bug or is the
> comment out-dated?

Hi Jordan,
this is a bug. The adding of 'lib' prefix was added before
'set-target-generated-target-prefix' and used a different code path. I've
just comitted a change that fixes that, try getting nightly build again.

- Volodya

Vladimir Prus
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