boost upgrade from 1.70.0_0 to 1.71.0_0 does not trigger ledger rebuilt
rcobbe at rcobbe.net
Wed Sep 4 15:12:15 UTC 2019
On Wed, Sep 04, 2019 at 09:22:23AM -0500, Ryan Schmidt wrote:
> The developers of boost do not believe in library versioning. They never
> change the version numbers of their libraries, even though they are not
> necessarily compatible from one release to the next.
Ugh. How irritatingly anti-social.
> When we update boost to a new version, we may therefore need to revbump
> some or all ports that link with boost. If we forgot to do that when we
> recently updated boost, then that was a mistake.
Best you can do, really. The problem was easily and quickly fixed as soon
as I noticed it and filed the ticket, so thanks to all for prompt action.
And I'm glad to have the background explanation; I'll watch out for this
next time I see a boost upgrade.
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