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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-08-07 19:44:23

JOAQUIN LOPEZ MU?Z <joaquin_at_[hidden]> writes:

> Hi all,
> I have only limited access to the list these days, so my
> apologies if there's been some progress in this area that I
> missed to read about.
> Are we ready to schedule a final deadline for branching?
>>From what Alexsey stated last week, I understand we are now
> in a position to inspect results for all the relevant
> platforms, and the turnaround cycle is kept under a healthy
> 24 hours. The issues reports show regressions (red cells)
> for only five libraries, and the number of yellow cells
> is, IMHO, resonable, given the many exotic compilers that
> have been recently introduced in the regression tests.
> OTOH, the release date has slipped over three weeks now,
> and I guess we cannot just go on forever fixing things, as
> it is not realistic to expect that every issue be resolved
> in a reasonable amount of time.

Also, we're not neccessarily required to have all regressions fixed
before the branch. That's what the post-branch pre-release period is

Dave Abrahams
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