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Re: [Discuss-gnuradio] Boost recipe in pybombs

From: Alexandru Csete
Subject: Re: [Discuss-gnuradio] Boost recipe in pybombs
Date: Sat, 3 Aug 2013 01:36:07 +0200


Thanks for the clarification.
I'll see what I can come up with for gqrx so that is can be built both
with and without the -mt suffix.


On Thu, Aug 1, 2013 at 9:58 PM, Tim <address@hidden> wrote:
> Alex,
> This is set because of the unfortunate way some version of
> FindBoost.cmake are written
> the order it searches for libs can look something like
> 1. check for libboostfoo-mt.so in $BOOST_ROOT
> 2. check for libboostfoo-mt.so in /usr/lib/
> 3. check for libboostfoo.so in $BOOST_ROOT
> 4. check for libboostfoo.so in /usr/lib/
> A result of this is that if you build without the -mt tag, and you are
> on a distro that has an older version of boost installed into /usr/lib/
> system paths - $BOOST_ROOT will be ignored because it checks all the
> search directories for each library naming case in an unfortunate order.
> So building with -mt every time to ensures FindBoost.cmake picks up the
> right prefixed boost library (if built from source) every time when
> building other recipes that use boost & cmake.
> -Tim
> On 08/01/2013 02:16 PM, Alexandru Csete wrote:
>> The boost recipe in pybombs builds using the --layout=tagged option
>> which will  generate libraries with the -mt suffix. The 'mt' stands
>> for multi threaded and is only available for historical reasons,I
>> suppose.
>> Is there any particular reason for using this optionin pybombs? There
>> are some linux distributions that have abandoned the -mt suffix and
>> gnuradio builds just fine on those. Ubuntu still uses the -mt suffix
>> but also creates softlinks  without the suffix, so it is safe for an
>> application to only link to libboost-xyz without the suffix.
>> Alex
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