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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] Adding a toolset for a compiler
From: Steven Watanabe (watanabesj_at_[hidden])
Date: 2018-09-20 21:35:22


On 09/20/2018 03:17 PM, Edward Diener via Boost-build wrote:
> On 9/20/2018 3:01 PM, Steven Watanabe via Boost-build wrote:
>> <snip>
>> d) Generators for each rule.  generators.register-c-compiler,
>>     generators.register-linker, and generators.register-linker
>>     should work.
> You repeated 'generators.register-linker' twice. Did you mean something
> else for the second repetition ?

Oops. I meant generators.register-archiver.

>>  If you inherit from `unix`, then you get these
>>     automatically.  (Note: you should inherit from `unix` iff
>>     library order on the command line must follow the usual
>>     unix rules.)
> What are the usual 'unix rules' ? That all external references in a
> library/object file must be resolved by a previous library/object file
> in the sequence of library/object files mentioned ? Or something else ?

  It's the opposite, actually. When processing an
static library, the linker skips archive members that
do not resolve any symbols that have been seen

In Christ,
Steven Watanabe

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