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From: Tomas Puverle (Tomas.Puverle_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-06-19 15:19:13

> So, it's fine for you to link dynamically to the runtiume libs, but
> required to link statically some other libs?

Yes. It's because you don't have a choice with the runtime libs.

> Are those other libs built by Boost.Build, or are pre-installed?

Built by other means, some by other makefile. An example would be a the
boost libraries and some other internal libraries maintained by another

> If pre-installed, we'd need to use the -Bstatic solution, but in any
> we
> should not pass -static to the linker if it never works.

Definitely. The -static solution shouldn't be used. I was just saying
that banning static libs altogether may be a little limiting.


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