[pkg-boost-devel] Bug#429533: Bug#429533: Bug#429533: dev package changes and its severity

Junichi Uekawa dancer at netfort.gr.jp
Sun Jul 22 04:38:48 UTC 2007


> I have brought this up with upstream.  Please see the thread here:
>   http://thread.gmane.org/gmane.comp.lib.boost.user/28950
> and the bug report here:
>   http://svn.boost.org/trac/boost/ticket/1094
> Apparently, the library naming scheme on Linux should be
> layout=system, which uses the simple and expected naming
> scheme.  I haven't yet seen this documented, however.  This
> solves GNU/Linux software library naming for linking, but
> does not fix it for true cross-platform use.  The above
> thread and bug report propose a solution for that as well.

What is said in the upstream sounds completely sound, and what has
been said from the Debian maintainer sounds completely
bogus. Ermm... so, what's the problem? Why not fix it?

dancer@{debian.org,netfort.gr.jp}   Debian Project

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