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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] Install question
From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-10-14 04:01:28

On Thursday, October 13, 2011 21:22:08 Ian Emmons wrote:
> Forgive me if I'm treading on old ground here, but I can't figure out how
> to make "install" do what I want, and the documentation only takes me so
> far.
> A short statement of my problem: An install rule, with the
> "<install-dependencies>on" feature setting, will install the designated
> executable and all of its dependent DLLs built within the same project,
> but will not install dependent DLLs designated by searched-lib targets. I
> need it to install both.


> Is there a way to get an install target to do what I want?


I am afraid the answer is "no". searched libraries are those found
via the -L and -l options to the compiler, and therefore at no
point Boost.Build even tries to figure where those libraries are.
Using actual library files will allow you to do what you want, e.g.

        alias foo : ;

Does this help?

Vladimir Prus

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