[pkg-boost-devel] Bug#424038: Bug#424038: Bug#424038: /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lboost_program_options

Olaf van der Spek olafvdspek at gmail.com
Tue May 15 17:47:26 UTC 2007

On 5/15/07, Domenico Andreoli <cavok at debian.org> wrote:
> > Why doesn't it default to mt anymore?
> Because it was an arbitrary choice, it was my use of the Boost libraries.
> With 1.34.0 I wanted to give the right space to the needs of
> single-threaded users, which usually do not expect to do anything
> special to have their binaries not linked to libpthread.
> Since the default should have been the opposite, the -st variants,
> I decided that there would not have been any default at all.

What happens if -st is used while -mt should have been used and the
other way around?
Linker erorrs?
If not, isn't the second case much safer?

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