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Re: Boost

On Wed, May 19, 2021 at 01:11:15PM -0400, Greg Troxel wrote:
> nia <> writes:
> > I mainly care about having working binary packages, actually.
> > I want our users not to think that packages disappearing is the norm.
> Agreed!
> > The Debian sitation works for them. While building, they only need
> > to have one -dev package installed, then the resulting binary package
> > won't conflict with any other version of boost.
> I don't see how that works with multiple packges that each dpeend on
> boost but need different versions, leading to multiple boost copies in
> the same binary.

I would think that any dependencies would be kept back until eveything
was working.

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