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Subject: Re: [boost] [xint] Third release is ready, requesting preliminary review
From: Chad Nelson (chad.thecomfychair_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-05-02 16:01:09

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On 05/02/2010 03:23 PM, Marius Stoica wrote:

>> I do most of my development under Linux (Ubuntu/Debian). I've found
>> that the packaged versions of Boost are incomplete, so I have to
>> compile Boost myself anyway. I don't remember what was missing, but
>> there was at least one library that I considered pretty commonly
>> used that wasn't included.
> Now that i think about it you migth have a package named boost-dev or
> boost- devel in the repository that you need to install. The problem
> is that distros like ubuntu ship only the compiled binary of
> libraries by default and leave out the headers to save space. Search
> for it in synaptic. Sorry if that's not the case.

I'm pretty sure I had the development package when I tried that, and it
was definitely missing at least one commonly-used library that I needed.
Not a big deal, I just compile Boost myself.
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