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Re: Boost is annoying

On Thu, Aug 30, 2012 at 07:07:47PM -0400, Greg Troxel wrote:
 >   It seems that everytime Boost is updated, packages break, perhaps at a
 >   rate faster than they get fixed (e.g. games/flightgear remains broken)
 > What's the fundamental issue?  Is upstream just unstable?  Have you
 > filed a bug with upstream that their update practices cause trouble?  Or
 > is it something else?  Why is this happening with boost and not with
 > other libraries?  (I'm really asking; I don't understand.)

Boost... makes aggressive use of C++ language features.

David A. Holland

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