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Re: major boost breakage



> On Tue, Aug 12, 2008 at 03:50:27AM -0700, Alex Lancaster wrote:
>> It doesn't seem seem like a good idea to update a package that can
>> cause some major ABI/API breakage only 2 weeks before the Beta freeze,
>> without evaluating the fallout from potential broken deps.  This
>> really should have been not only announced, but discussed before doing
>> the soname bump.
>
> Ok, I can see I've screwed on several levels here (underestimating how
> many packages depend on boost, not realizing how far into release
> cycle Fedora is).  So I can have boost un-tagged by releng right away,
> and break the next rawhide to come.

So no need for purely boost-related rebuilds at this time?

> Still, while I see some big packages (abiword, inkscape), I suspect
> that most incompatibilities can be fixed simply (i.e. mostly sed-style
> fixes), and I can help people with fixing their build failures
> (attaching Miro patch right away).
>
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