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Subject: [Boost-build] Question: windows static library that uses a dll.
From: Juan Carlos Franzoy (jfranzoy_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-09-11 16:48:26

Hello. I'm trying to migrate some program from makepp(unix)
VisualStudio(windows) to

I have spent all the day trying to build a trivial example without success.
I hope somebody out there can help me.

The scenario is the following:

lib A, is build as a dll or static library.
lib B is build only as a static library. B uses A.
exe C uses B and A.

In unix, i had no problems. But in windows ...

In windows I have
  - two versions of A
        - A.dll (shared) A.lib(importlib)
        - AS.lib (static)
  - two versions of B, both static:
        - B.lib uses A.lib, and consecuently A.dll. B.lib referes A symbols
with __declspec(dllimport)
        - BS.lib uses AS.lib. BS.lib doesn't use __declspec(dllimport)
  - two versions of C
        - C.exe uses B.lib and A.lib ( and A.dll )
        - CS.exe uses BS.lib and AS.lib

How can I express this in Jamfiles?

Thanks a lot.

Juan Carlos Franzoy

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