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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-06-06 08:18:54

on Mon Jun 04 2007, "Gennadiy Rozental" <> wrote:

>> As an example on how bad things are: I would like to merge changes for
>> 1.34.1 one at a time so that I can identify the change that broke
>> something. With the current turn-around time, even when the system works
>> as designed, this is impossible unless we aim for a X-mas release date.
> IMO, this is not a responsibility of release manger *whatsoever*. Release
> manager have to release only the staff that is already tested. No testing,
> no merging. If I want my changes to be released I will invest time into
> making sure they passed all the tests.

I agree that testing and merging should be taken off the table as
concerns for the release manager. IIUC, Beman's proposal does that.

Dave Abrahams
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