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From: Joel de Guzman (joel_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-07-21 02:16:18

Vladimir Prus wrote:
> Gennadiy Rozental wrote:
>>>I really, really don't understand why it's necessary to commit new staff
>>>this point of release process. The file in question,
>>It was pretty innocent fix for Boost.Test XML generation issue. It should
>>work everywhere (and it does for all Windows compilers I have an access
>>to). New file is only to share common code between two files.
> Sure, it seems pretty innocent. But it broke Darwin. I think there should be
> no changes in Boost.Test other than simple local textual tweaks (with
> BOOST_WORKAROUND, probably) at this point of time.
> It took me maybe two weeks just to get access to environment variables working
> (including on Darwin), so I no longer believe innocent changes exist.

There's no such thing as an innocent fix. More than anyone else,
boost developers should know that. I remember before 1.31's
release cycle when someone added a whole chunk of "innocent"
comments in the code which broke the build (guess how that

Joel de Guzman

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