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From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-11-17 08:33:34

On Friday 17 November 2006 14:36, Xavier Benech wrote:
> Hi,
> I have some trouble to tell BBv2 the right link order to link against
> external libraries. What I want to do is to compile an SDL program using
> MinGW and BoostBuild.
> I just started with a simple Jamfile looking like this:
> exe testSDL:
> testSDL.cpp
> <library>/mingw32//mingw32
> <library>/sdl//SDL
> <library>/sdl//SDLmain
> ;
> where mingw32, SDL, and SDLmain are defined as toolset with the right
> include and lib path.
> My trouble is that BB always output the following linking directive
> whatever I tried:
> gcc -o testSDL testSDL.o -lSDL -lSDLmain -lmingw32
> Which fails with an unresolved external. What I need is to get this:
> gcc -o testSDL testSDL.o -lmingw32 -lSDL -lSDLmain
> Which succed if I launch directly from the command line.
> So, my question is: How to tell BB to link against the libraries in the
> order I need??


2. I don't think that current version of V2 needs even that, it should pass
the right options to the linker to work regardless of library order. What
version do you have?

- Volodya

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