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Subject: Re: [Boost-users] A little confused about Boost static/dynamic libraries
From: Igor R (boost.lists_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-07-12 12:02:34

> When I link the project to Boost.Python, the linker evidently requires boost-python-vc90-mt-1_43.lib. But when I run the executable it loads boost-python-vc90-mt-1_43.dll.
> Sorry if this is a stupid question, but why does the linker require the .lib file, when the runtime uses a dll?

It's just an import lib.
Static libs begin with "libboost-".

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