[fdo-internals] Additional library upgrade: boost

Mateusz Loskot mateusz at loskot.net
Thu Oct 25 19:38:08 EDT 2007

I second Jason's suggestion.

Jason Birch wrote:
> Hi,
> Earlier, Greg asked if there were any additional libraries that should
> be considered for upgrade.
> I'd like to propose that the boost libraries be updated to the latest
> 1.34.1 release.  The version which we are using (1.32.0) is now almost
> three years old, and in that time significant improvements in
> performance and stability have been made.  More information on each
> interim release is available here:
> http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=7586&package_id=80
> 41
> Also, looking through the libraries, it may be a good idea to determine
> whether it's important to upgrade OpenSSL to the latest version.  I
> don't know enough about it to evaluate the security implications of
> this:
> http://www.openssl.org/news/secadv_20071012.txt

Mateusz Loskot

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