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Subject: Re: [Boost-cmake] CMake Problems with boost 1.39
From: Vladimir Prus (vladimir_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-05-13 08:27:30

Tan, Tom (Shanghai) wrote:

> This is a re-post from the boost-users list, Thanks to Troy d.
> straszheim who reminded me there that there's a dedicated list here.
> ------------------------------------------------------------
> I used CMake to build boost 1.39 and found at least two problems:
> - In the cmakelist.txt file the BOOST_VERSION_MINOR is 38, instead of
> 39
> - The generated boost.test libs have an additional "-s" to the file
> names, ex. libboost_unit_test_framework-vc90-mt-1_39-s.lib, instead of
> libboost_unit_test_framework-vc90-mt-1_39.lib. This will cause a linking
> error while using boost.test. this does not happen to the bjamed
> results.
> Another thing I noticed but am not sure is that signal2 is not included
> in the CMake support(no cmakelists.txt under signals).
> It seems the cmakelist.txt file is still that of 1.38.
> By the way, I was very happy to have found and tried CMake in the Boost
> 1.38 release. Not that it compiles fast, but it has easier fine-tune of
> the compiler: I would have to open each individual jam file to define
> _BIND_TO_CURRENT_VCLIBS_VERSION in order to link those bins to the
> latest vc9 sp1 runtime,

You are wrong. You can either add:


to command line or edit Jamroot to set a define for all of Boost.

- Volodya

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