boost1.53 transition for s-series

Scott Kitterman ubuntu at
Tue Mar 26 10:03:02 UTC 2013

On Tuesday, March 26, 2013 09:29:53 AM Dmitrijs Ledkovs wrote:
> On 26 March 2013 09:22, Scott Kitterman <ubuntu at> wrote:
> > Dmitrijs Ledkovs <dmitrij.ledkov at> wrote:
> >>boost1.53 is available in raring/universe, and I'd like to have
> >>boost1.53 as default in the next series, at opening.
> >>
> >>The transition tracker is up:
> >>
> >>
> >>Here are the results of test rebuild:
> >>
> >>
> >>Two thirds build fine (201), 22 packages need twiddling with
> >>build-depends to try building them and the rest show some.
> >>
> >>OK, to go ahead for s-series opening? Please let me know your thoughts.
> >>
> >>I hope the recently released gcc4.8 will be default in s-series, thus
> >>together with boost1.53 bringing in excellent C++11 support.
> >>
> > KDE all have to be built with the same boost version.   Could you retry
> > those as a set with the boost version changed for all of them?
> I've noticed. Yes, I will be twiddling with correct build-depends.
> So far this rebuild was done in the correct order with boost1.53
> forced, without changing the packages and with local packages from
> previous rounds. To catch all fallout.

I think as it is, we don't know enough to have an informed opinion.  If I knew 
when Wheezy would release and when Debian would start their transition, it 
would be easier.  For KDE, dependency freeze for KDE SC 4.11 is May 29, so we 
have a bit of time to work this from that point of view.

Scott K

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