[arch-general] PowerDNS has new dependencies

Kevin Mihelich kevin at archlinuxarm.org
Mon Nov 12 15:59:53 EST 2012

I am building from what is current in trunk, using a clean chroot. I'm also
not saying that it shouldn't depend on boost, I just brought up the
question as to why it depended on the MPI parallelized version of boost
graph, since that unnecessary drug in openmpi as a dep.
On Nov 12, 2012 12:54 PM, "Alexander Rødseth" <rodseth at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> When looking at the output from ./configure --help, there is no
> mention of boost at all.
> However, even after removing --with-boost, ./configure insists that it
> should look for boost, and fails with this message:
> ./configure: line 16421: syntax error near unexpected token `1.34'
> ./configure: line 16421: `BOOST_REQUIRE(1.34)'
> Which version of pdns were you building and which version of boost do
> you have installed?
> If upstream insists that boost should be a dependency for pdns, it
> would not be The Arch Way to disable it, even if it can be argued that
> the library is more advanced than strictly needed.
> Please report this as a bug or feature request to the pdns developers
> if you think that they should change their ways and not depend on
> boost by default.
> --
> Sincerely,
>   Alexander Rødseth
>   xyproto / TU

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