[Mageia-dev] Update to boost-1.53 ?

Olivier Blin mageia at blino.org
Wed Apr 3 23:40:52 CEST 2013

Anssi Hannula <anssi at mageia.org> writes:

> 31.03.2013 12:47, Barry Jackson kirjoitti:
>> As mentioned in last week's packager's meeting, there is a problem with 
>> our gnuradio package, because upstream have blacklisted boost-1.52.
>> https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=8789
>> I have spent considerable time test rebuilding all packages from current 
>> svn that BuildRequire boost, against boost-1.53 to see if an update of 
>> boost is viable. (x86_64 only so far)
>> Fixes have been applied to some packages and now there are just two 
>> remaining that fail to build:-
>> libyui


>> The alternative to updating boost would be to drop gnuradio from Mageia3.
> Third alternative is to backport the boost fix to 1.52:
> https://svn.boost.org/trac/boost/changeset/81289

Going back to first alternative, we could backport this in boost 1.53 to fix libyui:

See https://svn.boost.org/trac/boost/ticket/7809
(libyui is built with -std=c++0x)

Olivier Blin - blino

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