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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-07-16 08:44:49

"Jeff Garland" <jeff_at_[hidden]> writes:

> On Fri, 16 Jul 2004 09:14:25 +0200, Martin Wille wrote
>> Robert Ramey wrote:
>> > I want to keep working to finish regardless of which release it becomes a
>> > part of.
>> >
> I understand, but....
>> >>If we are cutting it out the we can just remove it from status bjam now....
>> >
>> >
>> > But that would mean that progress would be stopped on getting this done.
>> Right. I do not ask to remove Boost.Serialization from the tests.
>> That'd be the sadest thing we could do.
> ....I believe the release needs to take priority over serialization at this
> point. It's purely a timing issue. Because of the diskspace problem, the
> full Linux regression tests aren't available so other library authors are
> unable to clean up the mainline. So while I would love to see Robert clean
> things up and get serialization in the release it seems unlikely this is going
> to be feasible unless someone comes up with a way to allow the Linux
> regression tests to continue (maybe someone wants to fork up $150 bucks and
> Fedex Martin a new disk drive ;-)

I have a Linux machine with 16311080 of available disk where we can
run the tests if someone will help me get the tests set up.

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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