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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] Does Boost.MPI disable static linking
From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-04-04 11:11:14

On 03/04/12 00:17, Jeremiah Willcock wrote:
> I am trying to build Boost with MPI enabled, but with link=static runtime-link=static. It seems that I get both shared and static versions
> of the libraries, even though I didn't want shared versions built. It appears (although I can't tell for sure) that Boost.MPI's Jamfile is
> forcing shared mode; is that correct? Is there a workaround? Thank you for your help.

I suspect that MPI is trying to built it's Python buildings, which is a shared library. Probably no workaround for this ;-) You can try
disabling Python, using --without-python is this extra set of libraries is a problem for you.


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