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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] Cygwin DLLs not named properly and installed in the right location
From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-05-30 09:28:56

On Saturday 30 May 2009 15:54:04 Vladimir Prus wrote:
> On Monday 20 April 2009 19:28:05 Ronald Landheer-Cieslak wrote:
> > I'm trying to use Boost Build v2 on a software package that will run on
> > Cygwin, MinGW and other platforms. On Cygwin, DLLs are installed in the bin
> > directory and import libraries are installed in lib, and DLLs are prefixed
> > with "cyg" and have a ".dll" extention.Boost.Buildv2 currently sees Cygwin
> > as a UNIX platform, generates .so files and does not add the cyg prefix.
> > Also the .so files are installed in lib, not bin (which is good for UNIX
> > platforms).
> > The attached patch fixes the absence of the cyg prefix and has the build
> > system generate import libraries, but does not place the DLLs in the bin
> > directory, which I can't seem to figure out how to do. If some-one could
> > help me with that, that would be great.
> This patch, as posted, introduces two copies of for toolset=gcc,
> thereby resulting on ambiguity on non-cygwin os. I have checked in the below
> refinement:
> Let me know if this works for you. I shall now look into getting DLLs into
> 'bin' dir on cygwin.

Should be implemented in:

Can you give SVN HEAD a try?

- Volodya

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