[pkg-boost-devel] Bug#431492: libboost-dev: BOOST_ROOT is not set

Marcos Pinto markybob at gmail.com
Mon Jul 2 23:42:17 UTC 2007

Package: libboost-dev
Version: 1.34.0-1
Severity: important

BOOST_ROOT is not set, making it very difficult to use bjam to build anything that relies on libboost.  I still haven't 
successfull figured out what BOOST_ROOT would be on a Debian install.

-- System Information:
Debian Release: lenny/sid
  APT prefers testing
  APT policy: (500, 'testing')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.22-rc6 (SMP w/2 CPU cores; PREEMPT)
Locale: LANG=en_US.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash

Versions of packages libboost-dev depends on:
ii  libstdc++5-3.3-dev [libst 1:3.3.6-15     The GNU Standard C++ Library v3 (d
ii  libstdc++6-4.1-dev [libst 4.1.2-12       The GNU Standard C++ Library v3 (d
ii  libstdc++6-4.2-dev [libst 4.2-20070627-1 The GNU Standard C++ Library v3 (d
ii  libstdc++6-dev [libstdc++ 3.4.6-5        The GNU Standard C++ Library v3 (d

libboost-dev recommends no packages.

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