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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] [BGL] read_graphviz lib compiling
From: Jeremiah Willcock (jewillco_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-11-24 08:36:05

On Tue, 24 Nov 2009, Cosimo Calabrese wrote:

> Vladimir Prus wrote:
>>> I'm using MSVS 2005 and boost 1.37.
>>> I've readed in the read_graphviz documentation that if I want to use that
>>> function I must compile a lib with the source that I can found in
>>> \libs\graph\src. But I can't find any *.jam file to do it. I've founded
>>> the Unix istruction to do it, but not for MSVS.
>> Just follow the usual getting started guide. E.g.
>> .\bootstrap
>> .\bjam --with-graph
> Thanks Volodya,
> there are 2 issues that have confused me:
> - compared to the other boost libraries like thread, date-time, ecc...,
> graph lib requires to explicitly specify it in the list of the libs of
> the project; there aren't any automatic linking of the lib;
> - the name of the lib isn't 'libbgl-viz' like specified in the doc:
> but is complying to the other boost lib names:
> - libboost_graph-vc80-mt.lib (release version);
> - libboost_graph-vc80-mt-gd.lib (debug version);
> I haven't found this info anywhere in boost docs, but I've resolved

The library name has been libboost_graph for a while, and the
documentation states that.

-- Jeremiah Willcock

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