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Subject: Re: [Boost-users] Building Boost 1.59.0 on Solaris 11 with Solaris Studio 12.4
From: John Maddock (jz.maddock_at_[hidden])
Date: 2015-08-20 08:40:10

> FYI, according to the Solaris Studio 12.4 C++ User's Guide, quote
> "Many system libraries are only available as dynamic libraries in the
> Oracle Solaris 64-bit compilation environment".
> Therefore, your change to use static libraries may not be feasible
> when compiling on Solaris 11 x86 because it is 64-bit only.

I'm testing on Oracle x86 64-bit. Note that link=static only changes
the way Boost libraries are built, it has no effect on runtime/system
library usage at all which will continue to be linked as shared libraries.

One more PR:


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