Subject: Re: [Boost-build] How to have linker find PDB files?
From: Nathan Paul (nathanjpaul_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-06-08 18:39:08
My PDB files are in the same directory as the lib file.
On Mon, 08 Jun 2009 15:15:12 -0500, Michael Weber
> On Sun, Jun 7, 2009 at 9:07 AM, Nathan Paul <nathanjpaul_at_[hidden]>
>> LNK4099 is described at
>> http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/b7whw3f3.aspx. It's bad because
>> it means the object is linked as if there is no debug information. To
>> make this warning go away, the PDB files would have to be in the
>> linker's search path, but I don't know how to tell the linker that
> There is no search path for PDB files -- the reference to the PDB is
> in the LIB file itself. The linker will find libmylib.pdb if it is
> placed in the same directory as libmylib.lib.
> The reference from Alexey,
> http://lists.boost.org/boost-build/2009/04/21691.php, documents a
> change you can make to msvc.jam in order to make boost.build generate
> PDB files with the same name as the library, when using the Zi option
> (<debug-store>database), rather than the default vc90.pdb name.
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