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From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-08-08 19:33:48

At 07:06 PM 8/8/2001, Daryle Walker wrote:

>on 8/8/01 8:47 AM, John Max Skaller at skaller_at_[hidden] wrote:
>> Beman Dawes wrote:
>>> This points out a real problem - we are doing a poor job of cleaning
>>> files from the fault. At one point Dave suggested we just clean out
>>> everything and start over. It may be time to do just that.
>> Use a reaper daemon: delete everything older than say two months.
>> makes it into offical boost CVS, or the supplier updates it, or it
>> my GC stuff, for example, there's been no interest]
>If you do something like this, make sure that the formal review schedule
>fast enough so the reaper won't get a file waiting for review.

I don't think we want an automatic process because of the sort of problem
you mention. Maybe just declare a "spring housecleaning" every 6 months or

I've also added an item to my release checklist to check when a new library
is going up on the web site, and delete any now obsolete files.


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