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From: Steven Watanabe (watanabesj_at_[hidden])
Date: 2020-03-16 10:41:37


On 3/16/20 1:07 AM, Edward Diener via Boost-build wrote:
> On the compiler toolset which I am developing, when a DLL is being
> built, besides the object files which comprise the DLL Boost Build is
> adding as a source file the name of the DLL with a lib extension. So if
> my DLL is called MySource.dll, Boost Build is adding as a source file
> for building the DLL MyBuild.lib. Naturally because of this the build o
> of the DLL fails because MyBuild.lib does not exist.

Does your DLL export any symbols?

> My toolset, call it CCC, inherits generators, flags, and rules from
> toolset BBB, which in turn inherits generators. flags, and rules from
> toolset AAA. But neither toolset BBB nor AAA, when building MyBuild.dll,
> has a file called MyBuild.lib added to the source.
> Does anyone withe knowledge of how Boost Build works have any idea why
> this might be happening in my toolset ? Any help would be greatly
> appreciated !

MyBuild.lib is the import library for MyBuild.dll.

In Christ,
Steven Watanabe

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