From: Victor A. Wagner, Jr. (vawjr_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-11-10 11:15:29
At Sunday 2002/11/10 05:12, you wrote:
> > 2) regex doesn't compile on vc7
>I managed to mess things up a little with recent changes - it should now be
It compiled fine here about an hour ago. thanks
> > So, I guess the question I really have is:
> > Are there any expectations of stability for the mainline?
> > If so, what are they?
> > else what expectations do the developers have that anyone will bother
> > testing any of their changes?
>It depends upon what you are doing, I think "occationally broken, mostly
>working" would be a reasonable approximation. Problems such as the ones you
>describe should be the exception rather than the rule, and should be fixed
>promptly (in other words authors should be prepared to respond reasonably
>prompty to fallout from any changes they make), but I don't think anyone
>could guarentee that everything works all the time :-(
> > am I wasting my time attempting to build and use the mainline CVS branch
> > every day?
>I hope not, as I say report problems, and be prepared to revert to the last
>good version if you can't wait for any needed fixes...
I hope reporting them here suffices. It appeared to me from messages here
that the bug reporting facility in sourceforge isn't that well
liked. Though I'd have no difficulty posting them there also.
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