[DRE-maint] Boost library

Adam C Powell IV hazelsct at debian.org
Fri Nov 7 15:29:47 UTC 2008

On Fri, 2008-11-07 at 16:07 +0200, Kalle Kivimaa wrote:
> Adam C Powell IV <hazelsct at debian.org> writes:
> > Do you need me to remove the contrib/boost/include directory from the
> > deal.II upstream .tar.gz?  I can probably make it work with the headers
> > from libboost-dev, with or without contrib/boost in the source tarball.
> You don't need to strip the boost from the upstream tar.gz as long as
> those files are never used in the build process.

Okay, it should be easy to make it work that way.

> I'd much rather have
> the package use the headers from libboost-dev, and I think the
> security team would agree with me here.

Good point, I hadn't thought of the security implications at all.

> > I just uploaded -3 with proper copyright attribution for the deal.II
> > contrib/boost directory.  (Sorry, forgot about this message while
> > building and uploading it, I would have awaited your answer...)
> OK, I'll hold that too, until we resolve this to everybody's
> satisfaction.

Thanks.  Let me know when to build and upload -4 using only libboost-dev
headers.  And if you could review the new copyright file, that would
help too, though I understand if you don't have time just now.

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