Re: How to PROVIDE boost-python

Quentin Schulz

Hi Emily,

On Tue, Mar 17, 2020 at 12:06:48PM -0500, Emily wrote:
Hi Quentin -

That's what I tried originally! DEPENDS on boost and not boost-python gives
I should have read more carefully, sorry.

me the following error when trying to build my original recipe:

cannot find -lboost_python-mt

So I tried a bunch of other this which also didn't seem to work.
So... After googling a little bit I stumbled upon:

"The -mt suffix had been removed. The installed Boost libraries are
multi-threading safe."

I couldn't find an official statement/changelog somewhere so to be taken
with a grain of salt.

But I think you actually need to patch whatever is requiring -lboost_python-mt
and change it to -lboost_python only in your sources.

At the same time, I can't believe you're trying to build a software that
wasn't built in the last 7 years. So I'm sceptical this is the actual

I tried to access the sources of the SW you're trying to build but from
the few tries I had, couldn't manage to get my hands on it. I'm guessing
some credentials are required.

Can you try the above suggestion and let us know how that goes?


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