Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 781751
[Boost 1.48.0] MinGW-related files are missing for Boost.Locale
Last modified: 2015-01-13 13:55:28 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
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Cross-compile Boost on MinGW
The compilation fails.
The compilation should be successful.
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 ().
Is this actually relevant for Fedora?
(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.
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 19 development cycle.
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