Opened 9 years ago

Last modified 8 years ago

#13767 closed enhancement

upgrade boost to version 1.52.0 — at Initial Version

Reported by: tkluck Owned by: tbd
Priority: minor Milestone: sage-5.8
Component: packages: standard Keywords:
Cc: jpflori Merged in:
Authors: Timo Kluck Reviewers:
Report Upstream: N/A Work issues:
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Dependencies: Stopgaps:

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There was a discussion on sage-devel a while ago about including the Boost headers [1]. As noted there, the latest version of the optional spkg polymake doesn't compile with the current boost package. The current boost package is called boost-cropped because it contains only a subset of the boost headers, because of package size.

This new package is contains all headers, which is still only a subset of the upstream tarball. The total packaged size is ~ 5M, which feels reasonable to me.

I've checked that the current version polybori-0.8.2 and the current upstream version polymake-2.12-rc3 both compile under Sage with these headers. I'm also submitting an spkg for polymake in another ticket.

[1] https://groups.google.com/d/topic/sage-devel/fcxNrQqVSz0/discussion

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