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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] Call of interest
From: Konstantin Litvinenko (to.darkangel_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-05-28 10:33:44

Steven Watanabe пишет:
>>> Do you expect rename to happen during installation?
>> Yes. I think some use cases will require to have custom naming
>> schema's or something else, but I hope that such cases will be 0.001%
>> of all. Distributing libraries as prebuilt or in sources using that
>> naming schema will not have any problem with outside word integration,
>> IMO. Correct me if I am wrong. I am really interesting in
>> comprehensive look on this problem.
> Correct me if I'm wrong, but I think that you'll need to
> be careful with the case of:
> build a shared library.
> build an executable depending on the shared library
> rename both the executable and the shared library

    I was not clear when stating Yes :). The case you described will not
working at least on Windows. Correct process will be using different
naming schema when packaging installation. But personally I don't really
known why should I use different naming schema... May be when build some
install that run from DVD to overcome some DVD filesystem restrictions...

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