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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] Option to turn off rpath?
From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-09-07 07:24:45

On Tuesday 07 September 2010 10:18:32 Steve M. Robbins wrote:

> On Tue, Sep 07, 2010 at 12:54:29AM -0500, Steve M. Robbins wrote:
> > The second problem is that rpath is not appropriate for everyone.
> > Debian, for example (, strongly
> > discourages its use. So I patched Debian packages to not use rpath.
> > Could this be turned into a bjam option?
> For reference, here's the patch. It seems like the "" patch is
> not necessary, however. Is that true? Why does the logic appear in
> both gcc.jam and

Because gcc.jam is the current code, while is the future. While
the modules in build/ are ported to Python, those in tools/ are not
fully so, therefore updating is not necessary at this point,
but would be nice.


Vladimir Prus

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