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Old 04-11-2008, 09:13 PM
"Steve M. Robbins"
 
Default Bug#473752: Boost 1.35 has been released

On Fri, Apr 11, 2008 at 03:13:15PM -0400, Joshua Judson Rosen wrote:
> Samuel Tardieu <sam@rfc1149.net> wrote:
> >
> > Package: boost
> > Severity: wishlist
>
> > Boost 1.35 has been released and contains great enhancements. Could you
> > please update the Debian package?
>
> Seconded--I've been building my own boost packages for a while to get
> Boost.Asio, which has been included in the mainline Boost distribution
> as of 1.35.0. It'll be great to stop building my own and just use
> Debian's
>
> If you guys need some help, I can try updating the packaging for 1.35.

Help would be most welcome!

Packaging is not the issue, however. I think I can do that over the
weekend. The real issue is whether it can be uploaded this close to a
freeze; for example, does it break any existing reverse dependencies?
c.f. http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel/2008/03/msg00930.html

So, assuming I can produce the packages, what would help is to have
volunteers to test build all the things that build-depend on boost.

If interested, please email.

Thanks,
-Steve
 
Old 04-12-2008, 01:02 AM
Joshua Judson Rosen
 
Default Bug#473752: Boost 1.35 has been released

"Steve M. Robbins" <steve@sumost.ca> writes:
>
> Help would be most welcome!
>
> Packaging is not the issue, however. I think I can do that over the
> weekend. The real issue is whether it can be uploaded this close to a
> freeze; for example, does it break any existing reverse dependencies?
> c.f. http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel/2008/03/msg00930.html
>
> So, assuming I can produce the packages, what would help is to have
> volunteers to test build all the things that build-depend on boost.

Hmm. I see.

That's what I was afraid of

Well, if I'm doing this right, dpkg-awk tells me that it's only 65
packages that directly Build-Depend on boost, about 7% of which I
actually use, and several more that look like they'd be pretty easy to
run-test.

There are a few packages in the list that are obviously libraries, but
none of those seem to have any reverse-dependencies.

If you guys can get some sort of boost-1.35 package together, I can
see building and run-testing about a dozen of those 65 packages over
the course of a week. That still leaves ~50 packages, though--I'll
have to give a longer look and see what I can do about the rest.

I don't think that I can run-test fslview--I'm not sure how many other
packages there are in the list like that.

How close /are/ we to a freeze?

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Old 04-12-2008, 02:11 AM
Deng Xiyue
 
Default Bug#473752: Boost 1.35 has been released

"Steve M. Robbins" <steve@sumost.ca> writes:

> On Fri, Apr 11, 2008 at 03:13:15PM -0400, Joshua Judson Rosen wrote:
>> Samuel Tardieu <sam@rfc1149.net> wrote:
>> >
>> > Package: boost
>> > Severity: wishlist
>>
>> > Boost 1.35 has been released and contains great enhancements. Could you
>> > please update the Debian package?
>>
>> Seconded--I've been building my own boost packages for a while to get
>> Boost.Asio, which has been included in the mainline Boost distribution
>> as of 1.35.0. It'll be great to stop building my own and just use
>> Debian's
>>
>> If you guys need some help, I can try updating the packaging for 1.35.
>
> Help would be most welcome!
>
> Packaging is not the issue, however. I think I can do that over the
> weekend. The real issue is whether it can be uploaded this close to a
> freeze; for example, does it break any existing reverse dependencies?
> c.f. http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel/2008/03/msg00930.html
>
> So, assuming I can produce the packages, what would help is to have
> volunteers to test build all the things that build-depend on boost.
>
> If interested, please email.
>

IMHO it would merit an upload to experimental ASAP to make the
rdepends check possible, and whether to make a separate package for
1.35.0 depends on the result.

> Thanks,
> -Steve
 
Old 04-12-2008, 09:55 AM
Holger Levsen
 
Default Bug#473752: Boost 1.35 has been released

Hi Joshua,

On Saturday 12 April 2008 03:02, Joshua Judson Rosen wrote:
> How close /are/ we to a freeze?

Please send a mail to debian-devel-announce-subscribe@lists.debian.org,
thanks.

Current status of the release:
http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel-announce/2008/04/msg00002.html

Timeline for the release:
http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel-announce/2008/02/msg00002.html


regards,
Holger
 

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