Opened 12 years ago

Closed 11 years ago

#674 closed Feature Requests (fixed)

find-library for boost decorated names

Reported by: Roland Schwarz Owned by: Vladimir Prus
Milestone: Component: build
Version: None Severity: Problem
Keywords: Cc:

Description

Refering to versioned boost libraries from Jamfiles
requires toolset specific library specification.

I suggest a mechanism, which should allow to specify a
canonical form of a boost library in the requirements
section of e.g. an exe taget.

The build system should take care to expand the
canonical name to the decorated one that is compatible
with the current build settings.

The mechanism should allow to specify the lib version
to use, and whether to link with a dynamic or static
version of the respective library.


Attachments (1)

external.zip (2.6 KB) - added by Roland Schwarz 11 years ago.
patch for searched lib to allow <name>@rule and example

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Change History (3)

comment:1 Changed 11 years ago by Daryle Walker

Component: Nonebuild
Severity: Problem

Changed 11 years ago by Roland Schwarz

Attachment: external.zip added

patch for searched lib to allow <name>@rule and example

comment:2 Changed 11 years ago by Vladimir Prus

Resolution: Nonefixed
Status: assignedclosed

I believe Roland has implemented this.

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