Boost build failure

Orion Poplawski orion at
Fri Dec 9 18:54:44 UTC 2011

On 12/05/2011 05:29 PM, Petr Machata wrote:
> Orion Poplawski<orion at>  writes:
>> I'm seeing the following boost related build error building paraview
>> in rawhide.  Do any boost gurus know what the issue might be the
>> issue?
> Hi there, please do not hesitate to file bugs for such regressions.  I
> only noticed this message today.

It wasn't obvious to me that it was a regression.  New versions of libraries 
things often change.

> The problem here is in a tree_edge(e,g) event point of boost's
> breadth_first_search.  In reverse graph, this used to be called so that
> "e" was directly the edge type of the edge in graph (vtkEdgeType in this
> case).  Now it's called with a value of wrapper type
> boost::detail::reverse_graph_edge_descriptor<vtkEdgeType>.  This wrapper
> type has a public member underlying_desc which is the original edge.
> Of course, with forward graph, this wrapping doesn't take place, so we
> can't just plainly access e.underlying_desc.Id, we must wrap the access
> itself.  The hack that I'm attaching should take care of it.  The build
> is progressing now, I'm not sure if I'll hit something more.
> I'll open an upstream bug for this.

Do you have a link for this?


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