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Build Asio (non-boost) On NetBSD

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Build Asio (non-boost) On NetBSD

1. Install Required tools/libs

$ su -
# pkgin install bmake boost-headers boost-libs autoconf automake

2. Create xjail filesystem (Suggest)

$ su -
# mkdir /xjail

3. Clone asio code

$ git clone --depth=1 asio
$ cd asio

4. Build asio c++ network library

$ ./
$ ./configure --prefix=/xjail/local --with-boost=/usr/pkg/include --enable-boost-coroutine
$ bmake LDFLAGS="${LDFLAGS} -L/usr/pkg/lib"
$ su -
# bmake install
  • asio has been installed to /xjail/local/include now. Asio is header-only library.
  • Q: Why not use pkgsrc or pkgin/pkg_add asio?
    A: It lacks some critical features.




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