Subject: Re: [Boost-build] discovering libraries with boost at build time
From: Artyom (artyomtnk_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-07-12 08:49:49
> > I mean, that I would prefer checking that library exists be the separate
> > from
> > specifying what targets should be linked with this specific library.
> So, we get back to the question -- should the check be "the file exists",
> as is the case with CMake, or "the file exists, and you can link to it",
> as with autotools.
> > And not link it **by default** to all targets as it done with autotools.
> This is an entirely different question.
> Vladimir Prus
Sorry I misunderstood you. As autotools by default also add the library to LIBS
> "the file exists, and you can link to it"
I thins this is the correct one. The test for likability-against-compiler is the
correct way to do things.
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