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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] installing boost on Mac OS X (version 10.5.5)
From: J. van der Wulp (jwulp_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-10-21 09:36:33

>> I think this problem may be solved by adding <linkflags>-undefined
>> dynamic_lookup. This has the effect that dependent symbol lookup is
>> postponed until runtime. Because the filesystem library is linked
>> against the system library I think it will resolve just fine at runtime.
> Why does it work this way? I'd imagine that linker should notice filesystem->system
> dependency encoded in the filesystem lib, and not emit this error.

I completely agree, I have no idea why this is. But I have seen this
problem a couple of times when linking to dynamic libraries that depend
on other dynamic libraries. Maybe adding -undefined dynamic_lookup this
is not the best solution but it seems to do the trick.

- Jeroen

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