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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] Adding 3rd party dependencies in jam file
From: Johan Nilsson (r.johan.nilsson_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-03-18 13:35:00

"Christian Henning" <chhenning_at_[hidden]> skrev i meddelandet
> Hi there, I'm readying my boost submission for review. It's basically
> an extension for boost::gil replacing the current Input/Output. Now,
> I'm supporting png, tiff, and jpeg through their c-libs, like libpng,
> etc.
> My extension is header-only. Only for my unit tests I need to add
> these dependencies. How is that usually done using jam files. I need
> to add to my jam file is a way to set up path to the image libs header
> files plus their respective lib files. It's suppose to work on Windows
> and Linux platforms?

Maybe you could start out by checking the jamfiles for Boost.Regex (which can optionally use ICU) and perhaps Boost.Iostreams (which can optionally use ZLIB). If you hit upon any problems with this approach, please come back to the list with your questions.

Regards / Johan

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