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Re: Minimum Boost version


10/2/2019 8:34 PM, Wayne Stambaugh wrote:
> On 9/27/19 12:20 AM, Carsten Schoenert wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Am 26.09.19 um 22:26 schrieb Ian McInerney:
>>> Ping. Is there any opposition to bumping the minimum Boost version to
>>> 1.59?
>> I still see no technical need to increase the minimal version for Boost.
> The boost version used in Debian old stable is 1.62.  I think 1.59 is a
> pretty safe bet at this point for the development version.  For the 5.1
> branch, we should keep the current version unless we are planning to
> back port any of the testing features which were the primary reason for
> the version bump request.  I will make the change as soon as I get a
> chance, we can always revert it if it causes too much grief.
> Cheers,
> Wayne

I bumped the Boost version to 1.59.  If this causes any major headaches,
I can always revert it.  Before we go using any new Boost stuff, please
let the dust settle on the version bump change so we don't have to back
out a bunch of changes.



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