[pkg-boost-devel] Bug#653228: Bug#653228:

Steve M. Robbins steve at sumost.ca
Wed Jan 4 04:28:51 UTC 2012

On Sun, Jan 01, 2012 at 03:42:40PM +0100, Tobias Frost wrote:
> Hallo,
> Isn't it the usualy procedure to file a RC bug to prevent transistion to
> testing?

Yes, that's correct.  In the case of the recent boost-defaults
issue, it was a problem in unstable itself.  So I had to revert it.

> The problem I see is that I cannot reliablly set a build-depend or
> library dependency for upstream versions >1.48

True.  You can either:

(a) depend on libboost1.48-dev, then update when 1.49 comes out; or
(b) depend on libboost-dev, implicitly promising compatibility with
    all versions of boost, past and present

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