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Re: List of FTBFS in Ubuntu

On Fri, Dec 3, 2010 at 10:27 PM, Roger Leigh <rleigh@codelibre.net> wrote:
> Windows is even worse, but developers for that platform are
> masochistic by nature.  They install multiple versions in separate
> directories, obviously not in standard locations because there are
> none, and hard code the paths in their sources, then ship the DLLs
> with their programs.  Horrible.  I think this way of working shows
> itself in how Boost does things, like -st/-mt suffixes where on Linux
> we would just build a single multithreaded library and be done with it
> (or support both in a single library like libc).

Hmm, I've had less issues with Boost on Windows than on Linux.
I agree that in general Windows is a mess, but IMO Boost isn't part of
that mess.


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