[Slackbuilds-users] EncFS requres boost <= 1.41
dragonwisard at gmail.com
Wed Jun 23 13:34:07 UTC 2010
It appears that the problem has now been solved upstream. The author of
EncFS has released version 1.6.0 (1.6-1) which addresses the problem. I have
tested it and it work on my system.
On Fri, Jun 4, 2010 at 5:36 PM, Heinz Wiesinger <pprkut at liwjatan.at> wrote:
> On Friday 04 June 2010 23:32:24 Niels Horn wrote:
> > On Fri, Jun 4, 2010 at 6:06 PM, Ben Mendis <dragonwisard at gmail.com>
> > > Since I was already using EncFS in 13.0 I went ahead and tried to
> > > it for 13.1. There's one "invalid conversion from 'const char*' to
> > > 'char*'" error to fix, but even after fixing that the resulting binary
> > > doesn't work. Apparently the problem is that Slackware 13.1 has
> > > to boost 1.42.0 and encfs requires 1.41 or earlier.
> > >
> > > See: http://code.google.com/p/encfs/issues/detail?id=60
> > >
> > > Therefore my question is, is it feasible to install boost-1.41
> > > side-by-side with the boost-1.42 provided by Slackware?
> > > Does anyone have any advice on how this can be resolved?
> > Ouch... Just read the posts on that page. Sounds like a really ugly
> > situation to me.
> > I think a solution could be statically linking the "old" boost library
> > into EncFS.
> > But I haven't tried this (and don't have time to try it in the
> > foreseeable future), so YMMV...
> > Side-by-side installation of the two boost versions is a guarantee to
> > other problems IMHO.
> IMHO this is clearly a case where waiting for upstream to fix it is the
> feasible option. The boost bugreport
> (https://svn.boost.org/trac/boost/ticket/3990) clearly states the fix
> needs to
> be in encfs. Until the fix is available I'm not going to submit encfs for
> (no matter what hack might be suggested as a "solution").
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