Re: [pkg-boost-devel] Bug#454605: Boost & gcc 4.1 (was Bug#454605: build against new icu 3.8 packages)
On Sun, Dec 09, 2007 at 07:44:05AM -0600, Steve M. Robbins wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 06, 2007 at 05:55:29PM +0100, Domenico Andreoli wrote:
> > rebuilding Boost as-is would require a new Boost transition. Could
> > we continue to build it with gcc 4.1? At least until 1.35.0 is out,
> > that could be a few months away.
> On the other hand, gcc default is version 4.2 since September 1. It
> would be nice to have boost built with the default gcc.
> Couldn't we do the transition now?
It took four months to complete the last boost transition. I don't think
we need another one of those (ever).
Please fix the boost package to *not* encode the compiler version in the
library names. (I.e., please maintain compatibility with the binaries
currently in the archive.)
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