Build Failure regarding Boost

Tim Niemueller tim at
Wed Dec 2 00:53:54 UTC 2009

On 01.12.2009 19:15, Braden McDaniel wrote:
> Broadly speaking (beyond just Fedora), there's enough variability in the
> potential names of Boost libraries that a package's configuration needs
> the ability to specify a Boost library suffix.  It sounds like your
> package's configuration is trying to be clever and divine the required
> suffix--and it's failing and falling back to no suffix.
> If your package's configuration won't let you specify a suffix, the most
> expedient thing to do may be just to hack it on.  But an upstream-worthy
> patch would add a means to specify an arbitrary suffix.  Also, -mt is a
> saner default than no suffix at all.

The suffix is determined in /usr/share/cmake/Modules/FindBoost.cmake
which is part of cmake, so there is nothing I can do about this in the
Player package. Could this be a problem with new cmake or boost versions?


    Tim Niemueller <tim at>
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