boost upgrade from 1.70.0_0 to 1.71.0_0 does not trigger ledger rebuilt

Richard Cobbe rcobbe at
Mon Sep 2 14:33:26 UTC 2019

On Sun, Sep 01, 2019 at 08:38:11PM -0700, Kastus Shchuka wrote:
> I ran “port upgrade outdated” today and it installed a new version of boost:


> After that ledger fails to start:


> If I uninstall and install again ledger, I am getting the same error.
> I had to build ledger from source:


> Now ledger runs properly.
> Is it a bug in ledger port file that ledger does not detect upgrade of
> boost? Should I better report it in trac? Or is there a different way of
> going through boost upgrade?

I encountered this yesterday myself, with exactly the same results that you
describe.  I filed a ticket on this at
<>, and it was just marked as
"fixed."  I haven't actually looked yet myself; perhaps there's a new
ledger package that fixes the issue?


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