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From: Robert Ramey (ramey_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-03-28 17:21:18

We should make releases in smaller increments. For example, we could have
made an improved release in the middle of february. Since then however,
ambitious code changes have been checked in and now it will be a while. Of
course the process will be that much more painful for being a much bigger

Robert Ramey

Doug Gregor wrote:
> On Mar 25, 2005, at 10:52 AM, Beman Dawes wrote:
>>> There are several critical bugs in the BGL in Boost 1.32.0 that have
>>> been fixed since the release, but 1.33.0 is too far off for users to
>>> wait. We should create a patch of some sort that allows users to get
>>> at these bug fixes, without introducing any big changes into the
>>> library.
>> Boost.Filesystem often has a similar problem - small fixes that could
>> be
>> made available sooner than waiting for the next release. Maybe some
>> kind of
>> public patch file or files for those who would like to apply them?
> Or a 1.32.1... we haven't really done patch-level releases much, but
> with so many months in between full Boost releases it might be a good
> idea. I know that the libraries I work on go through a lot of changes
> from release to release, but some users would benefit from getting the
> bug fixes and nothing else.
> If we could make releases less painful, we'd have a shot at making
> this
> work. For now, I think I'll be providing some patches to the 1.32.0
> BGL.
> Doug
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