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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-05-12 17:38:27

"Beman Dawes" <bdawes_at_[hidden]> writes:

> "Simon Carter" <simon.carter_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
>> Beman Dawes <bdawes <at>> writes:
>> The link is broken for me.
>> I don't mind how the release is managed so long as I can use some kind of
>> numbering system to completely identify the version of boost I have. As a
>> minimum the overall boost version number should be incremented everytime
>> anything in the release branch changes.
>> I'm thinking of cases where I know my app worked with (say) boost 1_30_0
>> but not
>> with 1_32_0 - I need to be able to go back to the earlier version without
>> jumping through hoops to reconstruct the state of the release branch at a
>> particular point in time.
> Good point. I've added a note to that effect, and suggested a number scheme
> based on the current practice.

SVN tags each state of the repository with a sequential number, so
even intermediate states can be identified with those.

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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