boost 1.34 porting question

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at
Sat Jun 9 01:06:55 PDT 2007

On Jun 9, 2007, at 02:19, Sancho McCann wrote:

> The previous portfile for the boost 1.33.1 port stripped off the  
> version information from the library names  
> (libboost_program_options-1_33_1.dylib would become  
> libboost_program_options.dylib or something like that). Is this the  
> preferred result of the installation/activation? If so, I'll have  
> the 1.34.0 port do the same.

I've never seen any port that does that before. I don't know why it's  
done in the boost port. Check "svn log", "svn blame", look up boost  
tickets in Trac, etc.; see if you can track it down.

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