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From: Aleksey Gurtovoy (agurtovoy_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-06-30 02:41:25

Joel de Guzman writes:
> Fernando Cacciola wrote:
>> "Gennadiy Rozental" <gennadiy.rozental_at_[hidden]> escribió en el mensaje
>> news:cbqrun$e6f$
>>>>I think Dave's point was that Boost.Test is special: It has to freeze
>>>>earlier because the regression tests rely on it.
>>>Boost.Test rely on some other boost components (mpl for example). Does
>> that
>>>mean all of them need to be freezed? And how earlier?
>> Wow... really? what part of MPL exactly?
>> Boost.Test is unboutless special and must be freezed at least 1 month before
>> release.
>> If Boost.Test relies on something else (which should be the less possible),
>> these should be frozen too.
>> Please, make a detailed list of all the library *features* you
>> depend on and
>> plan to freeze Boost.Test really soon (much much sooner than branch date).
> I dare say that Boost.Test should avoid dependencies on boost
> libraries. I would suggest isolating the MPL dependencies even if
> that means re-implementing the parts that it uses. Boost.Test is
> special and avoiding cyclic dependency will help us not go insane.

FWIW, MPL itself doesn't use Boost.Test, so there is no cyclic
dependency here.

Aleksey Gurtovoy
MetaCommunications Engineering

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