I am in the process of running some tests on a cluster which has CENTOS 5 x86_64 kernel 2.6.18. I need to install a software there which needs boost>=1.42. I have looked around but cant seem to find the solution. I tried installing via YUM but it only lists boost.x86_64. Can anyone please help me in this? thanks.
closed as too localized by Tom O'Connor, Ward, voretaq7♦ Jul 27 '12 at 21:11
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What's your problem exactly? The package is there, waiting to be installed. Just do a
If the version number is your problem, then you can try looking around for another repository which has a more recent package version, or just download the source and use that.
See this question on StackOverflow: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/5559251/how-to-update-boost-when-yum-has-the-outdated-version.