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- obtain the latest version via svn export http://svn.netlabs.org/repos/ports/boost/trunk boost
- cd boost && sh bootstrap.sh --prefix=/@unixroot/usr
- for full installation do b2 install link=static
- if you only want to build certain libraries without installation for use with a certain application (you are trying to port), use
b2 link=static --with-library_name, where library_name is the library to build
- a list of all libraries that could be built may be obtained via b2 --show-libraries
- as a requirement for boost_threads you need:
- pthread from 27.03.2015 or better (yum install pthread/yum update pthread)
- version 1.40.0 added at 30.11.2009
- version 1.57.0 added at 26.03.2015
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