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From: Jonathan Turkanis (technews_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-09-24 17:25:14

Rene Rivera wrote:
> Jonathan Turkanis wrote:
>> The log message for mingw-tools.jam revision 1.15, when -mno-cygwin
>> was added, says:
>> Fix linking of Boost.Python when using MinGW. It seems
>> that linking using the import lib is now incompatible
>> with the MinGW linker. Instead we have to now link
>> against the python DLL directly.
>> I understand the statement of the problem, but not the solution.
>> Does anyone know what -mno-cygwin does when building with MinGW?
> Truthfully I don't really remember. But my suspicion is that the
> GCC_NO_EXPORT_ALL change is the important one for the comment. My
> current guess would be that I added the -mno-cygwin so that Dave, and
> others, could compile MinGW programs with cygwin by only needing to
> use the mingw toolset. I don't think it has any effect other than to
> cygwin.

Okay, thanks.

Jonathan Turkanis

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