Status of devel/boost
lwhsu at FreeBSD.org
Thu Feb 19 20:17:49 PST 2009
Sorry that I forgot to cc ports@ list.
On Fri, Feb 20, 2009 at 11:47 AM, Li-Wen Hsu <lwhsu at freebsd.org> wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 20, 2009 at 6:59 AM, Alexander Churanov
> <alexanderchuranov at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi folks!
>> Just want to synchronize our knowledge on this stuff.
>> 1) The patch to update devel/boost from 1.34 to 1.37 is ready for several
> That is great and I made another patch based on your own, which fixed
> some minor problems
> (includes building on amd64):
>> 2) I've asked for taking a maintainership over devel/boost.
>> 3) I am currently rebuilding all ports that depend on boost in order to
>> identify possible issues caused by update.
> Pav had an exp-run and here is the list of the ports which failed:
> All OpenOffice.org ports are failed, openoffice.org-2.4.2_1.log is
> just one of them.
>> 4) There is a wiki page with more details:
>> 5) Of course, to goal is to upgrade directly to 1.38 when all issues are
> So are you working on a new patch currently? Maybe you can based on
> my 1.37 patch
> (appply that first then update it to 1.38), this may help thing goes
> more smoothly.
>> 6) Another goal is to have all subsequent updates at corresponding dates of
>> boost releases.
> That's really a lot of work, maybe we also need to notify maintainers
> and see if upstream has
> newer version which supports newer version boost. For the currently
> status, if we want have 1.37
> in the tree, the fastest way is repocopy devel/boost to devel/boost134
> and changes all the
> LIB_DEPENDS of the ports which needs 1.34 to build. Maybe we just set
> a time to make
> this happen?
> Best Regards,
> Li-Wen Hsu
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