Bug 781751 - [Boost 1.48.0] MinGW-related files are missing for Boost.Locale
[Boost 1.48.0] MinGW-related files are missing for Boost.Locale
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: boost (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Denis Arnaud
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Blocks: 754865
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Reported: 2012-01-14 15:31 EST by Denis Arnaud
Modified: 2015-01-13 13:55 EST (History)
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Description Denis Arnaud 2012-01-14 15:31:21 EST
Description of problem:
MinGW-Boost does not cross-compile because some files are missing for the Boost.Locale component.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
boost-1.48.0-6 on Fedora Rawhide

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Cross-compile Boost on MinGW
Actual results:
The compilation fails.

Expected results:
The compilation should be successful.

Additional info:
The bug has been reported by Thomas Sailer. Thomas has then submitted a patch, which has been integrated in the (upstream) CMake-ified Boost-1.48.0 source tree ().
Comment 2 Petr Machata 2012-02-06 17:27:29 EST
Is this actually relevant for Fedora?
Comment 3 Denis Arnaud 2012-02-07 05:00:35 EST
(In reply to comment #2)
> Is this actually relevant for Fedora?

My understanding was that it was relevant to Fedora.

Thomas Sailer indeed originally raised that issue, and apparently it is not fixed yet.
Thomas proposed to add explicit dependencies in the CMake files:
--- ./libs/timer/src/CMakeLists.txt.orig        2012-01-14 19:54:13.284819760 +0100
+++ ./libs/timer/src/CMakeLists.txt     2012-01-14 19:08:41.078415730 +0100
@@ -11,4 +11,5 @@

+  DEPENDS boost_system boost_chrono
--- ./libs/chrono/src/CMakeLists.txt.orig       2012-01-14 19:06:46.825514697 +0100
+++ ./libs/chrono/src/CMakeLists.txt    2012-01-14 19:07:00.369740065 +0100
@@ -12,4 +12,5 @@

+  DEPENDS boost_system

However, the module.cmake files already play that role. So, there must be a glitch related to MinGW specificity. I have not had time to have a look the cross-compilation chain, and to dig into the CMake files in order to spot where the issue was coming from.
Comment 4 Fedora End Of Life 2013-04-03 15:51:54 EDT
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