[pkg-boost-devel] Packaging of standalone boost.compute

Steve M. Robbins steve at sumost.ca
Fri Jul 24 21:20:37 UTC 2015

On July 23, 2015 07:49:01 PM Ghislain Vaillant wrote:
> Dear all,
> I queried the mailing list several times in the past month wrt the
> packaging of Boost.Compute.
> The following options were suggested:
>    * doing a multi-tarball release,
>    * waiting for the release of Boost 1.59,
>    * packaging Boost.Compute standalone.
> After further considerations, I'd be keen on going for the latter
> option. A standalone Boost.Compute already exist from Kyle's PPA [1] and
> apart from making sure both the standalone Boost.Compute and Boost 1.59
> aren't co-installable, I see little problems down the road. Besides,
> backporting to earlier Debian and Ubuntu releases would be easier.

I don't have any real opinion on the best way forward.  So unless Dmitri 
strongly objects, I'd say: go for it.

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