[pkg-boost-devel] Issue installing Boost

Steve M. Robbins steve at sumost.ca
Mon Sep 13 06:04:46 UTC 2010

Hello Justin,

On Sun, Sep 12, 2010 at 03:39:52PM -0400, Justin Labelle wrote:
> Hey guys, I recently purchased a dedicated server with Debian on it. I'm
> having trouble with Boost. I have version 1.35 on it and I need 1.40 or
> newer. Is there a command or something you guys can give me to make this
> easier on me. Any help will be greatly appreciated, thanks!

I would guess that you are running Debian "lenny" (a.k.a Debian
release 5, a.k.a. "stable").  If so, the easiest route for you is
probably to use backports (http://backports.debian.org/), which has
Boost 1.40.  See http://backports.debian.org/Instructions/

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