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From: Björn Karlsson (Bjorn.Karlsson_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-10-01 08:12:37

> From: Markus Schöpflin [mailto:markus.schoepflin_at_[hidden]]
> You're welcome. I just discovered the exact same problem in
> boost/math/common_factor_ct.hpp. The fix is the same as in
> this case. Is
> it ok if I apply it?

Please do! Thanks.
> Hmm, I'm left wondering why you applied the fix to both the release
> branch and the main trunk. According to
> the fix should be
> applied to the release branch and later merged into the main
> branch. But
> I think it doesn't matter if you tag the release branch.

I have three reasons for merging immediately:
0) So that users can checkout the latest version from the CVS and get
benefit from the changes
1) There's less risk of a conflict when merging at once (saves me some
typing, if nothing else)
2) I don't risk forgetting to merge later on

Of course, there's not always an option of doing it this way, but when there
is, I prefer doing it as atomically as possible.

Bjorn Karlsson

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