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From: Felipe Magno de Almeida (felipe.m.almeida_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-03-31 01:43:51

On Mon, Mar 31, 2008 at 12:37 AM, Steve M. Robbins <steve_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> Hello,


> (emphasis mine)
> OK, but *in practice* is there a large amount of work adapting
> existing client code to a new release?

I have used the last four releases (1.32, 1.33, 1.34, and now 1.35). And
I have found that modifications, most minors, in user code are very common when
switching boost version.

> I'm asking in order to gauge
> whether it is useful for a linux distribution (Debian) to keep
> multiple versions of Boost available simultaneously; e.g. 1.34.1 and
> 1.35. Currently Debian provides only the latest version of Boost.

I believe that to be a good idea.

> Thanks,
> -Steve

Felipe Magno de Almeida

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