From: Edward Diener (eddielee_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-10-30 19:08:43
"Terje Slettebø" <tslettebo_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
> >From: "Edward Diener" <eddielee_at_[hidden]>
> > "David Abrahams" <dave_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
> > news:upttrai55.fsf_at_boost-consulting.com...
> > > "Edward Diener" <eddielee_at_[hidden]> writes:
> > >
> > > > I know that one can do a diff on each version of Boost to find out
> > has
> > > > changed for a particular library, but I think that it would be very
> > helpful
> > > > for implementors using Boost to know what specifically has been
> > > > changed for each library in explanatory form. Does this information
> > exist or
> > > > has such an idea ever been discussed before ?
> > >
> > > No, it hasn't AFAIK. However, I like it. It certainly sounds a lot
> > > more useful than per-header changelogs.
> > Quite honestly I do not even see per-header changelogs in the headers at
> > which I am looking. Perhaps they can be generated when one pulls a file
> > of CVS, but I don't see them appearing in the headers which are
> That's probably because it's adviced against that in the Boost
> recommendations. :) (http://www.boost.org/more/lib_guide.htm): "Including
> revision history in source files is no longer recommended; the publicly
> available CVS repository better serves that purpose."
> I think Dave referred to the CVS diffs.
I guess, therefore, that I will have to refer to the CVS diffs to determine
any changes made between revisions. I still feel that some documentation of
changes for each library would be valuable with each release.
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