Boost logo

Boost Users :

Subject: Re: [Boost-users] Auto-Linking in Visual Studio 2008
From: Robert Abel (abel_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-01-05 15:58:16

Hi John,

On 2012/01/03 22:33, John Drescher wrote:
> When using .dlls in this way the .lib is needed and is called an
> import library. Linking against an import library does not remove you
> from needing the .dll.
I'm aware of this. I was wondering why the *static* library was still
needed for auto-linking and whether it would mix static and dynamic
dependencies, i.e. decide by some heuristic when one of the libraries is
/better/ and use it instead of a clean static-only or dynamic-only linking.



Boost-users list run by williamkempf at, kalb at, bjorn.karlsson at, gregod at, wekempf at