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Subject: Re: [Boost-users] MSVC++ linker asking for boost_regex even though not using it
From: Ovanes Markarian (om_boost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-11-17 15:25:29


On Mon, Nov 17, 2008 at 9:08 PM, Sharad Mittal <sharadmittal_at_[hidden]>wrote:

> I have been compiling my program with boost_thread, boost_date_time and
> boost_system on mingw till now. Now I am trying to compile the same program
> on VC++ (9.0) and it is asking for libboost_regex-vc90-mt-sgd-1_36.lib . Is
> that normal? I have not used boost::regex in my code at all.
> Thanks,
> Sharad

Boost uses autolinking feature of the MS compiler. Is there any chance that
some other lib, cpp or header file includes the regex header(s). If so these
contain the auto-linking instructions and the linker try to link the lib.

With Kind Regards,

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