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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-11-16 12:41:03

Juergen Hunold <hunold_at_[hidden]> writes:

>> I hope there's a compelling reason for statically linking.
> The only reason is to be consistant on all platforms. The use of shared
> libraries with msvc requires special support. This support is not
> available for serialisation, so we link static for _all_ platform now
> in order to get (nearly) the same errors on all platforms.

Why is that a desirable thing?

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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