Boost version is old

Yongwei Wu wuyongwei at
Wed Aug 17 23:33:24 PDT 2016

Hi Michael,

I have uploaded the updated patch in that ticket. I am happy that I
have at least the latest Boost port for myself. ;-)

Thanks for your help.

Best regards,


On 18 August 2016 at 09:47, Michael Dickens <michaelld at> wrote:
> Hi Yongwei  - Would you please attach a patch that updates the boost
> install to the latest here < >?
> That way, folks can try it out & see how/if it works & comment back.
> Thanks! - MLD
> On Wed, Aug 17, 2016, at 09:39 PM, Yongwei Wu wrote:
>> I think the current Boost version (1.59.0_2) is quite old, and needs
>> an upgrade (current version is 1.61.0). There are quite a few
>> improvements in the new version, and I actually have to install Boost
>> 1.61 manually now.
>> I have never contributed to Boost, should/could I do anything?

Yongwei Wu

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