Boost logo

Boost Users :

Subject: Re: [Boost-users] Boost library name formats
From: Damien (damien_at_[hidden])
Date: 2019-03-15 18:00:30

On 3/15/2019 9:05 AM, Steven Watanabe via Boost-users wrote:
> On 3/14/19 8:57 PM, Damien via Boost-users wrote:
>> For several years now we've built Boost libraries on Windows with a
>> minimal set of tags in the library and dll names.  Our dlls and libs
>> have looked like this:
>> boost_atomic-mt-gd.dll
>> boost_atomic-mt-gd.lib
>> etc.
>> We just upgraded from 1.65.1 to 1.69 and the same bjam command (with a
>> new bootstrapped bjam) is now giving us an extra x64 tag:
>> boost_atomic-mt-gd-x64.dll
>> boost_atomic-mt-gd-x64.lib
>> <snip>
>> Has a default setting in bjam been changed?  What can we add to the bjam
>> command to get back to the old minimal names?
> --layout=tagged-1.68
> Appending a Boost version will lock the format to
> whatever was used at that version. I do not
> recommend using this for the long term. It is
> undocumented and is intended for transitional use.
> Sufficiently old formats may be removed without notice.

Thanks Steven, that still gave us the same lib name format with -x64 at
the end.  If there's no way to remove the -x64, we'll update our build
system to take that tag into account.


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