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From: Baptiste Lepilleur (blepctc_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-09-28 03:13:42

----- Original Message -----
From: "Beman Dawes" <bdawes_at_[hidden]>
To: <boost_at_[hidden]>
Sent: Wednesday, September 24, 2003 4:59 PM
Subject: [boost] 1.31.0 release plans

> I've got some time opening up and would like to start working toward a
> 1.31.0 release.
> From the release manager's standpoint, there are really several aspects
> getting a release ready:
> [...]
> (3) The mechanical aspects of preparing a release. This is by far the
> simplest part, although this particular release is complicated by moving
> a new host.

    There is one element that can be improved when making the tarball (and
maybe the zip) of boost. All VC++ (.dsp & .dsw) project files (obtained from
the tarball) have unix line ending, which prevents using them directly in
VC++ (you need to convert the line ending to DOS or VC++ will report an

    Adding a step before generating the tarball that correct the line ending
of those specific files would resolve the issue.


> [...]
> --Beman

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