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From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-06-06 23:23:42

Gennadiy Rozental wrote:

>>>> * We don't test release versions, even though this is the most used
>>>> variant by users.
>>> We shouldn't be doing this at all IMO. NO testing during release.
>> You lost me.

Stefan is talking about testing release (rather than debug) builds of
the release branch, and Gennadiy is talking about testing the release
branch (regardless of debug/release build)

See ("We
are sinking")

> That's the problem. No one seems to make an effort to read what I propose.
> My solution assumes that no testing is done during release, none whatsoever.
> Only components that already tested and individually released by developers
> will go into umbrella boost release.

That's what I'm proposing, too:-)

And, yes, in theory it shouldn't be necessary to explicitly test the
release branch. In practice, stuff happens, so we will still need to
test it.

The debug vs. release test issue is probably worth looking at again once
we get going.


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