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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-08-20 07:44:27

Daniel Huber <dhuber_at_[hidden]> writes:

> Thanks to Stephen for helping me get my boost to link. I feel bad for
> not thinking of this solution myself.
> I have one final question/suggestion about the getting started
> document (which I found to be very well written).
> I compile and install boost using the following command:
> tools/build/jam_src/bin.linuxx86/bjam "-sTOOLS=gcc" "-sBUILD=release
> <runtime-link>static" --prefix=$HOME/linux/lib/boost install
> My goal was to create a minimal set of boost libraries (basically, I
> just need the filesystem non-debug static version. I was surprised to
> find that the above command installs shared libraries for some of the
> libraries


is the feature that describes whether you will link to the static or
shared *C++ runtime* library. It doesn't affect whether you will
build static or shared boost libraries.

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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