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From: Jordan Rosenthal (jr_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-04-11 08:26:33

This indeed fixed the problem. Thanks for the help.


Vladimir Prus wrote:

>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

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