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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] problem with installing
From: Belcourt, Kenneth (kbelco_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-05-29 16:42:25

On May 28, 2010, at 11:56 PM, Shridhar Daithankar wrote:

> $ bjam -n --prefix=/home/shridhar /cms/player//install
> ...patience...
> ...patience...
> ...found 4560 targets...
> ...updating 5 targets...
> /home/shridhar/lib/
> /home/shridhar/lib/
> /home/shridhar/lib/
> common.copy /home/shridhar/lib/
> ...updated 5 targets...
> ----------------------------
> I do not understand why 3 libraries are relinked during installation.
> Relinking a binary is understandable but why libraries?

There's a general discussion here

on page 67 (dll-path) for why relinking during install is useful for
binaries (the same argument also applies to shared libraries).

> Since multiple modules are doing link on same library during
> installation and
> there is a copy too, the original error of duplicate target name is
> reported.

Yes, the install duplicate target name is a known issue.

-- Noel

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