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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] discovering libraries with boost at build time
From: Philipp Thomas (pth_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-07-14 08:38:45

* Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden]) [20100712 11:17]:

> 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?

I'd prefer autoconf's way because if I find a library I would like to make
shure that in the end I can link to it. What use would be a library that I
can't link to?


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