[pkg-boost-devel] Next Boost Version

Dmitrijs Ledkovs xnox at debian.org
Thu Feb 28 09:32:57 UTC 2013

On 28 February 2013 06:45, Steve M. Robbins <steve at sumost.ca> wrote:
> On February 27, 2013 04:05:56 AM Dmitrijs Ledkovs wrote:
>> Boost 1.53 was released upstream in the beginning of February.
> Yes, and I have started packaging it.  However, I wanted to simplify things a
> bit and have got it in a slight mess at the moment.  It's in SVN if you want
> to take a look.

Ok, I'll check it out.

>> Also would you consider switching default version in experimental? (or
>> are transitions there are pointless, would help test builds with
>> gcc4.8 though).
> I'm not sure what the release folks would think about a transition in
> experimental.


> How is boost-defaults related to the gcc build?  Or do you mean rebuilding
> other packages using gcc 4.8?

Thinking about this, it shouldn't matter as long as new boost is
available one can just build against it.

>> At the same time should I be pushing a patch from
>> http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=691378 ?
> Python 3.3 is not yet in the archive, so I'm not going to worry about this.

It is in Experimental and it is default in ubuntu. Which may or may
not change your opinion about it =) At least a review of the patch
would be nice, and/or pointers if there is a way to make it more fit
jam code base style.



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