[pkg-boost-devel] Packaging RC_1_34_0 and/or whole Boost distribution

Steve M. Robbins steve at sumost.ca
Fri Jan 19 09:30:22 CET 2007

Dear Dean,

On Mon, Jan 15, 2007 at 03:07:30PM +0800, Dean Michael Berris wrote:

> I was wondering how, if it would be possible, a CVS snapshot from HEAD
> would be packaged to include the whole Boost distribution? I had been
> thinking along the following lines:
>    * Do a CVS checkout
>    * Maintain a local copy of the debian/ directory
>    * Build one boost package (or pseudo package) which installs all
> the boost libraries build
>    * build another package which contains the Boost.Build files that
> define certain targets and rules (like the Boost root Jamfile, special
> Boost specific rules, among others)
> I noticed that there's a libboost-dev in experimental that's labeled
> 1.33.1+1.34.0-cvs20060531-1 . I haven't checked yet, but is there any
> chance this already contains the Boost root Jamfile and other
> Boost.Build targets?

I gather that you are after Boost.Build.  Does the package
boost-build satisfy your requirements?


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