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Re: [Gnash-dev] Boost version

From: Rob Savoye
Subject: Re: [Gnash-dev] Boost version
Date: Fri, 18 Mar 2011 07:39:03 -0600
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On 03/17/2011 10:49 AM, Benjamin Wolsey wrote:
> Debian stable is now Squeeze, which has boost 1.42. Our current maximum
> boost version, which by policy up to now is the version available to
> Debian stable, is currently 1.34.1. That version unfortunately lacks
> boost ASIO (a really excellent header-only library for asynchronous IO),
> some useful type traits, and various other things.

  The ASIO implementation sucks on Linux, we don't really want to use it.

> Should we bump the minimum version, and if so, to what? I'd personally
> be fairly happy with 1.35, but the higher it is, the better the
> libraries we have available.

  I'd think 1.35 is fine as a default. When Cross compiling, boost
1.34-1.39 was broken for the ARM and SH4, but that's a special case.

        - rob -

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