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From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-08-24 11:31:58

On Thursday 24 August 2006 19:17, David Abrahams wrote:
> 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"?

Is this a rethorical question?

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

They were added back then when I though it's possible to reliably request
specific flavour with gcc.

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

The <find-library-*> feature are not for users, which should use 'lib' target

- Volodya

Vladimir Prus
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