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From: Aleksey Gurtovoy (agurtovoy_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-11-24 14:18:38

Jeff Garland writes:
> On Wed, 24 Nov 2004 11:00:48 -0600, Aleksey Gurtovoy wrote
>> Joaquín Mª López Muñoz writes:
>> > OK. A note of warning, though: during the last days before the release,
>> > Aleksey commited some changes to the docs directly in the branch. These
>> > changes affect:
>> >
>> > 1. The main page (portions of the release notes)
>> > 2. The MPL docs
>> > 3. Boost.MultiIndex (some docs pages)
>> > 4. Other libraries?
>> >
>> > I'm sure Aleksey'll take care of 1 and 2,
>> I'm going to take care of everything.
> The other libraries really should be up to the library maintainer if
> for no other reason than Aleksey has already done a ton of work. And
> really these mainline merges should be done at the same time as the
> RC branch is updated if they are obvious.

Depends on how much time you have on your hands. However late, 1.32
would be released even later if I was blindly following the rule.

> The whole point being that the mainline can move on while
> the release finalization is in process.

And the whole point of a SCM system is to handle situations like this
gracefully :).

> Anyway, please be careful -- I, for one, have already taken care of
> my library and the mainline has already moved on. It's not that I
> don't trust CVS to merge correctly, but well, I've been burned
> before....

I'm always careful.

Aleksey Gurtovoy
MetaCommunications Engineering

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