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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] discovering libraries with boost at build time
From: Artyom (artyomtnk_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-07-12 05:55:36

> > Of course it would be easier if this was all wrapped in in some kind of
> > autoconf emulation layer....
> Of course, I can add some higher-level wrapper. However, an important
> is whether we want to try linking against the found library, or not.
> autoconf, I believe, generally tries to link. CMake, on the other hand,
> basically searches for a file in some locations and that it -- it does not
> try linking. Which behaviour seems more useful?
> Thanks,
> --
> Vladimir Prus

I think CMake's one. So I can like the library to any executable/library I need.
Also it would be useful if there would be an option to link with it
if it is specified explicitly, but this is not "must-to-have" option.

BTW, same required for header files.



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