[debian-mysql] mysql-5.7 boost dependency

Robie Basak robie.basak at ubuntu.com
Fri Oct 21 12:35:02 UTC 2016

On Fri, Oct 21, 2016 at 12:25:30PM +0000, Bjoern Boschman wrote:
> I've noticed that boost in a recent version ( has hit testing [0].
> I think that it might be a good idea to use boost from system and not the
> bundled version.

IIRC, we expected much pain with version mismatches and build failures
in the future if we did this, so we deliberately didn't.

AIUI, it is only the headers that are used anyway, so the normal central
shared library updating reasoning doesn't apply here.

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