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Re: [pkg-boost-devel] Bug#473752: Boost 1.35 has been released

"Steve M. Robbins" <steve@sumost.ca> writes:

> On Fri, Apr 11, 2008 at 03:13:15PM -0400, Joshua Judson Rosen wrote:
>> Samuel Tardieu <sam@rfc1149.net> wrote:
>> >
>> > Package: boost
>> > Severity: wishlist
>> > Boost 1.35 has been released and contains great enhancements. Could you
>> > please update the Debian package?
>> Seconded--I've been building my own boost packages for a while to get
>> Boost.Asio, which has been included in the mainline Boost distribution
>> as of 1.35.0. It'll be great to stop building my own and just use
>> Debian's :)
>> If you guys need some help, I can try updating the packaging for 1.35.
> Help would be most welcome!
> Packaging is not the issue, however.  I think I can do that over the
> weekend.  The real issue is whether it can be uploaded this close to a
> freeze; for example, does it break any existing reverse dependencies?
> c.f. http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel/2008/03/msg00930.html
> So, assuming I can produce the packages, what would help is to have
> volunteers to test build all the things that build-depend on boost.
> If interested, please email.

IMHO it would merit an upload to experimental ASAP to make the
rdepends check possible, and whether to make a separate package for
1.35.0 depends on the result.

> Thanks,
> -Steve

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