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From: Jeff Garland (jeff_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-11-22 21:36:11

On Tue, 22 Nov 2005 22:11:33 +0100, Matthias Troyer wrote
> On Nov 22, 2005, at 9:15 PM, Kim Barrett wrote:

> > However, do you (and the rest of the boost community) really want to
> > release this in it's current state? Should every development group
> > using
> > gcc and the serialization library have to locally work around this?
> > How
> > many queries about this are there going to be on the boost mailing
> > lists
> > between now and a release that addresses this? And how many potential
> > users of the library are going to try it, get large numbers of
> > warnings,
> > and go elsewhere?
> I would like to support this opinion. We have several libraries and
> applications based on boost and usually get a large number of user
> complaints for each warning produced when compiling our codes.

We really need a volunteer to fix the regression system so that developers can
actually see warnings -- be aware that when things compile with warnings there
is NO indication in the regression system. So rather than just fix the one
problem, we need someone to work on the general problem so we can start
tracking warnings as an issue before release rather than after...


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