[Mageia-dev] [110263] (boost build change)

Juan Luis Baptiste juan.baptiste at gmail.com
Sun Sep 25 03:26:15 CEST 2011

On Sat, Sep 24, 2011 at 5:02 PM, Anssi Hannula <anssi.hannula at iki.fi> wrote:
> In addition, the change modifies SONAMEs to a non-upstream configuration
> (it adds '-mt' to them), plus changes the devel symlink names to have an
> '-mt' in them (which is easily workaroundable with compatibility
> symlinks which I'm adding now, though).
> This makes some sense on Fedora as they package both single-threaded and
> multi-threaded versions of all the libraries, while we (and e.g. Debian)
> have only the multi-threaded versions (without '-mt' as per upstream).
> (BTW, while it doesn't affect us, the Fedora convention seems quite
> scary, since software could expect the non-'-mt' variant to be
> multithreaded as per upstream and other distros...)

True, some weeks ago I had to patch flaw to look for
libboost_filesystem-mt instead of libboost_filesystem, maybe there are
other programs that will break too :S


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