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Subject: Re: [Boost-users] upgrade from boost 1.39 to boost 1.50. Issue with regex_match
From: Andreas Wehrmann (a.wehrmann_at_[hidden])
Date: 2016-10-21 03:13:44

On 10/20/2016 10:50 AM, MAURICE Jean wrote:
>> I have to ask you this question (just to keep sane), why are you "updating" boost from 1.39 to 1.50, given that the >current version is 1.62?
>> degski
> Hi, in fact there is a ‘technical reason’ : my client is a huge company. They have built their own Linux distribution based on REDHAT with standard and private tools added. Among these tools, there is boost 1.50.
> Jean


I just wanted to hook in here.
Even though their distribution ships boost 1.50 doesn't mean you cannot
deliver your own version of boost.
In fact I have built third-party packages that do exactly that (on
Ubuntu though).

For me this seems to be a matter of how your project is setup.


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