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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-08-08 09:37:50

on Tue Aug 07 2007, "Peter Dimov" <> wrote:

> "Note that the requirements for being release-ready are transitive; if a
> library has dependent libraries, it isn't considered release-ready if it
> breaks any of those dependent libraries."
> This is sensible but it can prevent progress if these failures are caused by
> the dependencies rather than the core library. Two arbitrary shared_ptr
> examples: (1) the serialization library in 1.32 relying on implementation
> details, (2) Spirit using the long deprecated make_shared spelling of
> weak_ptr::lock.

That's a real problem. We need a way to override the normal process
when things like this happen.

Dave Abrahams
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