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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-10-01 17:56:07

"Thomas S. Urban" <scottu_at_[hidden]> writes:

> Is there any definition of how libraries are supposed to build?
> I've integrated the building of required boost libraries into the build
> system for our projects. There seems to be some inconsistency in what
> gets built and where it gets put. In particular, for the thread and
> regex libs, boost builds both shared and static versions of the
> libraries and puts them in a bin-stage subdirectory under the library
> build directory. However, for the filesystem library, only the static
> library gets built and the bin-stage/ directory is not used.
> Is there a standard behavior library developers are supposed to follow
> in this regard?
> Can I count on the bin-stage/ as a short-named location for the most
> recent build of any library?
> Are the boost or boost_filestsystem maintainers interested in the simple
> fix to the Jamfile to make that library behave like the other two I
> mentioned?

I think this has been addressed in the CVS. Have you looked at that

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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