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From: Sam Partington (Sam.Partington_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-07-08 05:17:24

> From: "Peter Dimov" <pdimov_at_[hidden]>
> > From: "Sam Partington" <Sam.Partington_at_[hidden]>
> > >
> > > Whilst this is clearly a compiler bug, it is such a serious bug (and
> > easily
> > > brought about during migration of an app from plain pointers to
> > > shared_ptr's) would it be possible for a warning in the documentation
> for
> > > users of MSVC 6 and boost 1.27?
> >
> > Boost doesn't work that way; older releases are not maintained,
> including
> > the documentation. I can add such a warning in the CVS
> documentation now,
> > and release 1.29 will contain it, but you wouldn't use the 1.29
> > documentation with 1.27; there are too many changes.
> On reflection, perhaps we need "known issues" sections for each release on
> the website? It'll need to be updated more frequently, though.

I think this would be a good idea, it would not require too much work I
don't think, as you would not have to list all issues, just serious problems
which might potentially be fatal.

I think at the least the version before the current release could have this.


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