Subject: Re: [boost] Test build for 1.56 available
From: Marshall Clow (mclow.lists_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-07-07 14:56:57
Ok, here are rc2s.
Fixed (I believe) are:
* Now includes winapi library
* Underscores instead of periods in the names
* No more weit metadata in the tar file.
Please check them out, let me know what problems you have.
Thanks to people who checked out the previous builds and reported problems.
On Mon, Jul 7, 2014 at 10:03 AM, Marshall Clow <mclow.lists_at_[hidden]>
> I would like to divide these problems into three bins:
> 1) Missing files/files in the wrong place in the build
> * WinAPI
> 2) General differences between build structure for 1.55 and 1.56
> * Underscores vs. periods
> * No 7z version
> * Broken links to the docs
> * Weird metadata in the zip file
> 3) Other problems introduced by the build process
> 4) Problems with the release
> * Broken links in the docs
> * Multiply defined symbols
> * Problems with smart_ptr in debug mode on VC 2013
> Marcel - can you verify that the problems you saw do (or do not) exist in
> the master branch of the git repo? If they donât, please let me know. If
> they do, please file bugs so they can get fixed.
> Paul - Iâll be making a 7z version âsoonâ; this build was to make sure
> everything was in the right place, etc. There will also be a .tar.bz2
> version as well.
> Iâll post an RC2 version with some of these things fixed in a bit.
> â Marshall
> On Mon, Jul 7, 2014 at 7:12 AM, Paul A. Bristow <pbristow_at_[hidden]>
>> > -----Original Message-----
>> > From: Boost [mailto:boost-bounces_at_[hidden]] On Behalf Of
>> Marshall Clow
>> > Sent: 06 July 2014 16:28
>> > To: boost
>> > Subject: [boost] Test build for 1.56 available
>> > I have made a test build for 1.56 and would appreciate help in finding
>> problems with
>> > it.
>> > boost.1.56.0.tar.gz:
>> > 1.56.0a1c1.tar.gz
>> > boost.1.56.0.zip:
>> > https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/11048326/boost/boost-
>> > 1.56.0a1c1.zip
>> > The tar.gz file builds w/o errors on my Mac.
>> > The zip version contains windows line endings.
>> > I'm looking for:
>> > * missing files/libraries
>> > * files/folders that don't belong in the release
>> > * files/folders in the wrong places
>> > * build failures
>> > * Anything else that is wrong.
>> > One thing I've noticed is that these are *significantly* larger than the
>> > archives.
>> > A bunch of that is because the Boost.Ublas documentation has exploded
>> in size
>> - but
>> > there are probably other reasons as well.
>> > Looking forward to feedback.
>> Download and unzip
>> Some library docs missing (align, algorithm...)
>> But as short of time, I didn't build libraries to /lib from scratch but
>> ran b2 on /math/test and /mat/example and they built and ran OK (VS Pro
>> 2013 on
>> Windows 8.1).
>> Math/docs look OK at a glance. (and have also probably increased in size
>> It looks slightly odd that the master says
>> has a banner saying "This is documentation for a development version of
>> But perhaps this will be changed for the final release?
>> PS OK (what happened to the 7z version?)
>> Paul A. Bristow
>> Prizet Farmhouse
>> Kendal UK LA8 8AB
>> +44 01539 561830
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