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Bug#682460: unblock: boost1.50/1.50.0-1

On Mon, Jul 23, 2012 at 11:04:13AM +0200, Cyril Brulebois wrote:
> Hi,
> Steve M. Robbins <smr@debian.org> (22/07/2012):
> > Given the long lifetime of stable Debian, I expect users would
> > appreciate having the latest Boost available.  This is a leaf package
> > so should have no impact on stability of the archive.
> > 
> > [Testing currently has Boost 1.49 as default and I propose to keep it
> > that way even if Boost 1.50 is also available.]
> > 
> > unblock boost1.50/1.50.0-1
> I think it's way too late to add new packages to testing, and I'm not
> sure boost's being boost is a strong enough reason to make an exception
> for it.

Yes, it's a judgement call, I'd agree.  My thinking is that (a) it's
already building on all architectures (low risk) and (b) has somewhat
better support for GCC 4.7 and (c) it's Boost :-)

Anyway, I leave the decision to the Release Team.


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