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From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-01-17 17:16:37

At 10:27 PM 1/17/2001 +0100, Jens Maurer wrote:

>Beman Dawes wrote:
>> "status" sounds good to me. I'm tied up trying to get out a release of
>> some non-boost software.
>> If you want to move things over, that is fine
>> with me. That will fix the screwed-up, too.
>Done. I hope I fixed all HTML references.

Thanks. Don't worry about the HTML references; the process I use to update
the web site catches broken intra-site links, and can do global fixes.

>We should reconsider whether and how we want to check in the compile
>log files.
>Binary files are not storage efficient with CVS's "save the latest
>version in full and incremental text diff's for the older versions".
>For each checked-in binary file, CVS basically stores each version
>in full. 10 check-in's of 20 KB is 200 KB already, and we expect to
>run the regression tests rather often. On the other hand, the
>non-compressed log files are 200-500 KB.
>Is there possibly some non-version controlled place we could put
>the log files and add a link? The log files are only really
>interesting for developers and not for boost users, because the
>error messages of the compilers usually require an advanced
>understanding of the inner workings of the boost libraries.

SourceForge has an FTP facility we are not using now. How about
that? (But I don't know if it is possible to link to it.) Otherwise we
can set up a dummy eGroups mailing list with the developers having write
access, with the Files section open to the public.


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