[MacPorts] #31169: boost needs a new build system

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Sun Nov 27 00:37:27 PST 2011

#31169: boost needs a new build system
 Reporter:  adfernandes@…             |       Owner:  adfernandes@…           
     Type:  defect                    |      Status:  new                     
 Priority:  Normal                    |   Milestone:                          
Component:  ports                     |     Version:  2.0.3                   
 Keywords:                            |        Port:  boost                   

Comment(by titus@…):

 I gave https://github.com/pocb/boost  a try today.

 Almost works.
 I checked out the 1.48.0 branch and used

 CC=clang CXX=clang++ ccmake <cmake-boost-dir>

 After make ; sudo make install I was able to build and link a small
 project that uses iostreams+zlib date_time regex file_system and system.

 Two patches were necessary for me to link chrono and locale.
 I attach them here.

 But it seems to me that also this project does not really try hard to
 integrate volunteers...

 I don't understand where to send these patches (and if they would be

Ticket URL: <https://trac.macports.org/ticket/31169#comment:8>
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