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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] linux -mt tag gone?
From: Steven Watanabe (watanabesj_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-06-29 16:40:51


Ken Sullivan wrote:
> Hi, I have a quick question. I'm switching for linking to a boost package on
> fedora (i.e. "yum"-ed) to building from source, which also means I'm
> switching from version 1.37 to an up-to-date version. Previously I was
> linking to libs with -mt suffixes for multi-threading, but in new builds I
> don't have the -mt. Some googling, (e.g.
> indicates that recently the -mt was dropped and I shouldn't worry, but the
> official documentation,
> , still
> says "Libraries built without multithreading support can be identified by
> the absence of -mt." I'd just like to verify the most likely option, that
> the documentation hasn't yet been updated to reflect the recent change.

Correct. I'll make sure the docs are updated for the next release.
Thanks for pointing this out.

In Christ,
Steven Watanabe

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