[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
Sun May 20 13:29:12 UTC 2007

On 5/20/07, Roger Leigh <rleigh at whinlatter.ukfsn.org> wrote:
> I guess for e.g. users on Windows, or proprietary software developers,
> they have the "luxury" of being able to build Boost and then hard-code
> these long names.  But as free software developers we need a reliable
> mechanism for detection of the Boost libraries.

Actually, Windows users have the luxury of auto-linking in which only
including header files is enough to get the necessary libs linked.
It'd be very, very nice to get the same with gcc.

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