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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] Library generation GCC on Windows vs Linux
From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-11-20 08:27:22

On Friday 20 November 2009 16:12:16 Christian Auby wrote:

> If I rename "libhello.lib" to "libhello.a" it does link as expected on
> MinGW. So I think you are right in that this is a naming bug. I guess
> GCC (at least Mingw) looks for both "hello.lib" and "libhello.a" with
> -lhello. Problem is that names it somewhere inbetween.

Fixed thusly:

If you run into further mingw issues, please let me know -- I hope to
make mingw a first class citizen, including linux->mingw cross, for 1.42.

- Volodya

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