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Subject: Re: [boost] 1.56.0 beta release candidate 2 available for testing
From: Marshall Clow (mclow.lists_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-07-15 15:27:11

On Jul 15, 2014, at 10:36 AM, Jason Roehm <jasonr_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> On 07/15/2014 12:58 PM, Marshall Clow wrote:
>> The second release candidate files for 1.56.0 beta are available at
>> As always, the release managers would appreciate it if you download
>> the candidate of your choice and give building it a try. Please report
>> both success and failure, and anything else that is noteworthy.
>> This helps ensure the candidates build OK before we push them out to
>> SourceForge.
>> The files (and associated md5s) are:
>> MD5 (boost-1_56_0_b1_rc2.7z) = cd6267325a8dadbb82b384c4776ee450
>> MD5 (boost-1_56_0_b1_rc2.tar.bz2) = b74cd72043b6b2fa16c6690633acb422
>> MD5 (boost-1_56_0_b1_rc2.tar.gz) = b51810be6737e73a4deee70e84895ca7
>> MD5 ( = f4ceb73492ae7d9b1843d841498850e5
> Builds successfully on Ubuntu 13.10 using gcc v4.8.1.
> On a side note: it looks like the v1.56 archives have ballooned in size by ~60% compared to v1.55. Any idea what the reason for the greatly increased size is?

There’s a bunch of pre-built documentation checked into git that wasn’t checked into SVN.
That’s most of it; we’re looking at doing something about that.
libs/numeric/ublas/docs, for example, is almost 120 MB.

— Marshall

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