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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-08-24 11:17:44

Vladimir Prus <ghost_at_[hidden]> writes:

> On Thursday 24 August 2006 17:38, David Abrahams wrote:
>> I can't find this property defined anywhere in the BBv2 sources. I
>> was trying to address
> We don't have such property at the moment, instead we have two, called
> find-library-sa and find-library-st. They are supposed to request shared and
> static library respectively, but for the time being, you can just
> use 'find-library-sa'.

Okay. A few questions:

1. In what language is "sa" supposed to evoke "shared"?

2. Why are there two separate features? All the linkers I know just
   support -l<whatever> and don't make a distinction.

3. Don't we want to pick shared or static based on the value of the
   <link> feature?

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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