GCC 5 now the default in wily (release pocket)

Michi Henning michi.henning at canonical.com
Fri Aug 14 08:36:41 UTC 2015

Sorry, I don't follow.

This is on Jenkins. I have no choice as to what packages are used to build with there.

Am I missing something?

If boost can't be built for the new ABI, how is my gcc 5 compiled code going to link with boost?



On 14 Aug 2015, at 18:20 , Matthias Klose <doko at ubuntu.com> wrote:

> On 08/14/2015 10:07 AM, Michi Henning wrote:
>> As of today, none of our CI jobs are building any longer.
>> It looks like gcc 5 is now the default in Jenkins, but the libraries that are installed are still compiled with 4.9.
>> So, for example, we fail to link against leveldb because leveldb still has the old ABI string symbols in it.
>> The boost -dev packages also appear to still be at 1.55 with the old ABI. I expect that more things will
>> will be affected. For example, Qt5, with methods such as QString::fromStdString().
> this looks like you don't have -proposed enabled. And yes, this is expected.
> boost can't be built for the new ABI, it will be removed for the wily release.
> Matthias

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