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Subject: Re: [Boost-users] How do I build boost with a specific compiler flag?
From: Edward Diener (eldiener_at_[hidden])
Date: 2015-07-15 17:15:51

On 7/15/2015 1:23 PM, Gagnon, Joseph - 0553 - MITLL wrote:
> Hello,
> I am developing a C++ application on a Linux (CentOS 6.6) platform with
> gcc 4.8.2. I need to build the Boost libraries I’m using (Regex and
> others) such that the code is compiled with the “–fPIC”
> (position-independent code) option. I looked around on the Boost web
> site and found information about a configure script and something called
> Boost.Config. I quickly got overwhelmed. What do I need to do to have
> the Boost build system use this flag to build its libraries? Is it
> something fairly simple, or do I need to invoke a complicated set of steps?

b2 cxxflags=-fPIC ...etc.

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