Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 837813
Boost RPM %description needs updating
Last modified: 2015-05-04 21:37:09 EDT
The boost.spec %description says:
"Boost provides free peer-reviewed portable C++ source libraries. The
emphasis is on libraries which work well with the C++ Standard
Library, in the hopes of establishing "existing practice" for
extensions and providing reference implementations so that the Boost
libraries are suitable for eventual standardization. (Some of the
libraries have already been proposed for inclusion in the C++
Standards Committee's upcoming C++ Standard Library Technical Report.)"
The "upcoming" report was published seven years ago! Most of the libraries that were proposed for TR1 are now in C++11.
Some libraries (filesystem, asio) are being considered for future standardisation, but I believe ISO procedures mean that "TR2" will probably be one or more "TS" (Technical Specification) documents.
I suggest changing it to:
(Some of the
libraries have already been included in the C++ 2011 standard and others
have been proposed to the C++ Standards Committee for inclusion in future standards.)
Thank you. I put your proposed wording in. This will be reflected next time Boost is rebuilt.
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