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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] discovering libraries with boost at build time
From: Steven Watanabe (watanabesj_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-07-09 15:07:40


Artyom wrote:
>> Not really any more - it's more like an autoconf-like approach now that
>> Boost.Build
>> supports configuration-like options - take a look at the current Regex Jamfile
>> and see if it matches your needs at all.
> Not exactly, according to the code I see you actually require from user to
> provide
> the option for ICU. autoconf indeed provides such option for various libraries
> for purpose of searching for them in non-standard location. By defauly, autoconf
> just
> find them.

   lib icuuc : : <search>$(ICU_PATH)/lib <link>shared <runtime-link>shared ;

This eventually shows up on the command line as

-L$(ICU_PATH)/lib -licuuc

If ICU_PATH is not defined, but the library is in the
standard search path for the linker, it will still be found.

What exactly is the problem?

In Christ,
Steven Watanabe

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