From: Atry (pop.atry_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-04-14 12:46:11
Vladimir Prus åé:
> Richard Smith wrote:
>> Richard Smith wrote:
>>> I've just found what I believe to be a new regression on the
>>> boost RC_1_34_0 branch relative to the 1.33.1 release. The
>>> example below is a simplified extract of some real world
>>> where the behaviour of boost::none silently changes.
>> The attached patch includes a Steven Watanabe's proposed
>> reimplementation of boost::none and a test case
>> demonstrating the regression from 1.33.1. (1.33.1 passes
>> this test case.)
>> I know that it's late in the day for fixes on the 1.34
>> branch, but this is silent change in behaviour in a fairly
>> straightforward usage of a commonly used boost library. I
>> really do think it needs to be fixed before 1.34 can be
> I disagree. There's no way we can release anything this
> century if we keep on checking in things are branch is
> frozen. The time window for commits is over at this point.
> If this patch breaks one of release compilers, we'll spend
> another week just to get back to zero regressions.
We have spent another week, and the patch was just submitted.
> The final decision is up to Thomas, of course, but I hope
> that no code changes will be allowed, no matter what.
> - Volodya
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