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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-05-17 16:06:21

Allen Bierbaum <allenb_at_[hidden]> writes:

> David Abrahams wrote:
>>Allen Bierbaum <allenb_at_[hidden]> writes:
>>>I for one would really appreciate it if the boost community was able to
>>>produce a recommended spec file for building and installing boost rpms
>>>and correspondingly for packaging boost up with other package management
>>You're a member of the community, aren't you? :)
> Yes. :)
> So I guess the question would be, is there interest from the boost
> admins in accepting an rpm spec file (based on Patrick and Neal's work)
> and making it the recommended way for packagers to build boost. Or said
> another way, is there interest in putting the boost seal of approval on
> packaging and installation methods?

I am interested.

> If there is interest, what are the next steps for getting an rpm
> spec file accepted?

Post it along with an explanation of what it does and rationale for
your choices, I guess.

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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