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From: Tavares, Pedro \(London\) (pedro_tavares_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-06-20 05:26:25

First, thanks for the earlier help in building boost 1.35.0 in msvc 7.1
with STLport 5.1.5. I'm already using some of the libraries and all
seems to be working well. However I'm now trying to build python but run
into two related problems:

1) I can only build static versions of python and several other libs
and, as far as I can understand it, the problem is down to the native
wchar issue as I get missing symbols that all seem to involve this type
- STLport defaults to off and boost defaults to on

2) when I try to set "<native-wchar_t>on" in the top level Jamroot I get
an error stating that the feature is not supported. I use the
--build-type option defined in Jamroot to set this and other options -
example below (somewhere around line 135 of Jamroot):

                # Specify the build variants keyed on the build-type.
                local default-build,stlp-static-debug =

Finally, and I think this is unrelated, when I build a python extension
dll (compiled against STLport 5.1.5 and boost 1.35.0) I am somehow
forced to use shared libraries. That is not in itself a problem but
would like to understand how I can buid a dll that is statically linked
to boost, STLport and/or the runtime.

Thanks for any help


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