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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] Broken support for $ORIGIN in gcc.jam
From: Rene Rivera (grafikrobot_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-02-19 17:39:28

Matthew Chambers wrote:
> Hi Volodya,
> As we discussed earlier on IRC, I need $ORIGIN to make my link=shared
> binaries portable. But <dll-path>'$(ORIGIN)' isn't working because the
> gcc toolset adds double quotes which breaks ld's understanding of the
> keyword. So instead of:
> -Wl,-R -Wl,'$ORIGIN'
> I get:
> -Wl,-R -Wl,"'$ORIGIN'"
> The double quoting is hard-coded at gcc.jam:798. My idea for a fix is
> some shell scripting in that action block, but perhaps there is a better
> way.

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