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Date: 2005-09-04 10:20:32

But if the boost library and dll compiled with no version suffix of the end
of the file, when I use the vc71 to compile the code with MACRO "
Automatic Linking on Windows feature can not work, I also want to know how
to solve this problem if I do not want to version suffix?

----- Original Message -----
From: "Matt" <mattyt.boost_at_[hidden]>
To: <boost-users_at_[hidden]>
Sent: Sunday, September 04, 2005 3:12 PM
Subject: Re: [Boost-users] Renaming boost libraries

> Rene Rivera wrote:
> >>If not is there any other way to specify that you don't want the boost
> >>version appended to the end of the filename?
> >
> > Use the "--layout=system" option when building/installing.
> Thanks Rene, that worked a treat.
> I couldn't find much documentation about this feature, is there any
> plans to expose it? It seems like a common thing to want to do. Can I
> help?
> Also, I found some weirdness when building libraries. Specifically, the
> Test library built libs for the dynamic versions altough the dll's
> themselves were not built. I understand that the test library doesn't
> have a dynamically linked version (according to the faq:
> so why are the (dynamic) .libs being generated?
> I also found that a couple of the libraries were producing seemingly
> duplicate libs. By that I mean that two versions of a lib were being
> created, one _with_ the boost version number appended and one without -
> the filesizes were the same and, according to the naming convenion
> (, I believe the ones without the version
> number should not exist. I was using the 'stage' option with the vc-7_1
> toolkit and noticed this on at least the serialization and wave libraries.
> Are these two issues known?
> I may have been using an old version of bjam though if that helps...
> Cheers,
> Matt
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