Ticket #5443 (new Support Requests)

Opened 5 years ago

Last modified 5 years ago

Building multithreading (-mt) libs on Mac OS X 10.6

Reported by: daniel@… Owned by: dave
Milestone: To Be Determined Component: Getting Started Guide
Version: Boost 1.47.0 Severity: Cosmetic
Keywords: Cc:


The docu ( states that mutli-threading libs will have the "-mt" suffix, but I cannot get such libs to build on my Mac OS X 10.6 (Intel Core 2 Duo). The build process seems to build multi-threaded libs because the directory it creates for itself is, for example:


But the only resulting binary in that dir is libboost_regex.dylib.

Am I building the libs wrong, or is the docu wrong about the -mt suffix, or is this a Mac problem?


Change History

comment:1 Changed 5 years ago by steven_watanabe

  • Owner set to dave
  • Component changed from None to Getting Started Guide

The default naming was changed a while ago. There are 3 options.

  • --layout=system does not add any suffixes. It is the default except on Windows.
  • --layout=tagged includes the variant suffixes.
  • --layout=versioned includes the variant and the Boost version. It is the default on Windows.

comment:2 Changed 5 years ago by daniel@…

bjam --layout=tagged worked. Thank you.


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