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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] best practices for using prebuilt boost libraries
From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-06-22 01:55:50

On Monday 22 June 2009 Kuba Marek wrote:

> Hello,
> what are best practices for using prebuilt boost libraries?
> I have boost libraries installed from gentoo portage and i've tried
> the syntax i found at
> ( exe test : test.cpp /boost/date_time//date_time ; ) but it didn't
> work (not a surprise). So i tried adding
> project /boost/date_time ;
> lib date_time ;
> to my /etc/site-config.jam , but it still doesn't help.
> What works is adding boost_date_time to project site-config, but i
> don't like that solution (I need some standard way of writing that
> dependency, so that i don't have to explain some funny hacks to
> everyone trying to build my app).
> Thanks in advance.

Did you saw the answer I gave at:


- Volodya

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