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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] library-naming
From: Steve M. Robbins (steve_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-03-14 23:18:53

On Wed, Mar 04, 2009 at 10:32:54AM +0100, Juergen Hunold wrote:
> Hi Volodya,
> On Wednesday 04 March 2009 08:56:20 Vladimir Prus wrote:
> > this was the intention, actally. --layout=system is supposed to match,
> > exactly, the way libraries are named on a typical linux system, and they
> > don't have pretty much any decorations.
> Ah, now I recall the discussion. I knew I was missing something.
> > We can add some other layout, if necessary.
> Well, I found this one on Windows. And there is no such thing as a "system"
> layout. So I think that for <target-os>windows we have to get the old
> behaviour back.
> And for Linux, I need the old layout for our CMake based builds. At least,
> separate naming for <debug> and <release>, so I can link against the right
> libraries.

For both windows and linux, the answer is simple: do not use --layout=system
but rather, use the default layout (versioned).


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