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From: Russell Hind (rhind_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-03-19 14:14:15

Alisdair Meredith wrote:
> Beman Dawes wrote:
>>There just isn't any time left. See "OK to tag for release?" message just
> The line has to be drawn somewhere, and it is human nature to wish we
> were the other side <g>
> I will be able to test properly with the new BCB patch myself next
> week. My worry is that the MPL is worming itself into more libraries as
> an implementation detail now. If it turns out there are any knock-on
> dependencies (such as we discovered with lexical_cast this week) would
> it be possible to distribute a separate borland 'patch' through
> SourceForge, that updated just the affected files? [I suspect I can
> produce such a thing if necessary, it need merely overwrite 20-30 files
> which can be provided in a .zip]
> Alternatively, is there a convenient place to publish advisories for
> special-interest communities (such as letting borland users know they
> may need to update files that check against older compiler version.) I
> suspect the latter will be simpler, and may well apply to a broader
> range of compilers through the duration of a release cycle.
> Perhaps something else for the Wiki?

Could a 1.30.1 be released in 3 or 4 weeks time when these changes had
have time to be tried? I don't know if it is boost policy to release
updated releases like this, (only been using it since 1.29.0) but it
would be nice, as mentioned by Alisdair before, to use a boost release
'out of the box'.



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