[Pkg-lyx-devel] Re: [Debian Wiki] Update of "PkgLyx" by SvenHoexter

Georg Baum Georg.Baum at post.rwth-aachen.de
Sun Jun 25 17:36:44 UTC 2006

Am Sonntag, 25. Juni 2006 18:02 schrieb Sven Hoexter:
> On Sun, Jun 25, 2006 at 04:16:14PM +0200, Per Olofsson wrote:
> > Debian Wiki:
> > > +   * 01.boost_limits.dpatch - code seems to be reworked in the 
boost upstream source. Need to wait until the LyX upstream resyncs with 
the boost upstream. Probably after 1.4.2.
> > 
> > I've made LyX use the boost Debian packages instead of the shipped
> > source. Is that a bad idea?

For 1.5: No. For 1.4: Yes, because LyX is compiled with exceptions 
disabled. That will cause a crash instead of a controlled exit if 
something goes wrong. See also 

> I don't know, maybe Georg can tell us more. As long as there are no
> modifications in the version of boost shipped with LyX it shouldn't be
> a problem (IMHO).
> According to what I can get from the svn log there are no dramatic 
> relevant for Linux.

Yes, we try to minimize the changes and include only what is absolutely 
necessary, but the exceptions are problematic.


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