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From: Rene Rivera (grafikrobot_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-07-27 09:35:22

Vladimir Prus wrote:
> Rene,
> in revision 1.38 of top-level Jamfile.v2, you've added code to build several
> variants of Boost libraries.
> That does not seem to work for me, I now get:
> error: on gcc, DLL can't be build with <runtime-link>static
> error: it's suggested to use <runtime-link>static together with the
> <link>static
> That just about right, it can't create a DLL that links to static libc.

Not strickly true. It is possible to build a shared lib that links
statically to libc. It just has to be done very carefully :-)

> Now the question is that's the best solution.
> - Should we just silently build DLLs with dynamic runtime
> - Should we adjust build request to not include this on Linux?
> What do you think?

I'll go for "non of the above" ;-)

- It should work like it does on BBv1. Which would just not build target
combinations that where not possible instead of erroring out saying they
are not possible.

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