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Re: [Mingw-cross-env-list] Boost library naming

From: Volker Grabsch
Subject: Re: [Mingw-cross-env-list] Boost library naming
Date: Sun, 25 Apr 2010 12:12:15 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.13 (2006-08-11)

Volker Grabsch <address@hidden> schrieb:
> Joost Kraaijeveld <address@hidden> schrieb:
> > I noticed that the library naming for Boost is aligned with the naming
> > convention on my Debian machine. More in particular, it does not follow
> > the convention as presented here:
> > http://www.boost.org/doc/libs/1_42_0/more/getting_started/unix-variants.html#library-naming
> > 
> > Is there a reason for this, can I (or the maintainer of the Boost cross
> > compilation?) change that, and id so, should I change that?
> I have been told that the "tagged" layout of Boost makes the library
> easier to use, thus the src/boost.mk script calls "bjam" with the option:
>     --layout=tagged
> Question to all others on this list who are using Boost:
> Is this option still desirable?
> If it isn't, what layout should we use instead?

Just to be sure: Is there really nobody on this list using Boost,
having some experience with the "--layout" option?

It is really no issue to change that option value, but I need some
feedback from the people who are actually using Boost.



Volker Grabsch
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