Status of devel/boost upgrade

Dmitry Marakasov amdmi3 at
Wed Apr 1 04:39:04 PDT 2009

* Jeremy Messenger (mezz7 at wrote:

> No need over that small stuff. How about resolve conflict for
> real by split boost and boost-python by have boost only install non-python
> stuff and boost-python install only python stuff?

That of course would be harder and more interesting, maybe I gotta dig
into it.

> The USE_BOOST isn't
> going to solve anything either because the boost-check-python still stop
> and tell it's conflict.

Yes, but it's more verbose and it condenses hacks and checks in a single
place. Also, if we solve the problem above and make boost-python only
install python stuff, it will be easier to change logic in a single

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