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Installs boost, mainly to support Thrift.



  • Ubuntu 10.04


Include this recipe to install boost development packages.

include_recipe "boost"

Merely installs the libboost-dev package which should grab a bunch of dependencies and get the right thing.

License and Author

Author:: Joshua Timberman (

Copyright:: 2009, Opscode, Inc.

Licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (the "License"); you may not use this file except in compliance with the License. You may obtain a copy of the License at

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