Subject: Re: [boost] 1.37 release schedule?
From: Vladimir Prus (vladimir_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-10-09 01:45:25
Eric Niebler wrote:
> Rene Rivera wrote:
>> Something in the doc build also prevented me from doing a bjam release
>> two weeks ago :-( So I'll have to try and get a bjam release done ASAP,
>> and merged into the release. But ASAP for me right now means the
>> weekend. So is it OK to do this merge?
> I'm not wild about this, actually. It makes me more than a little
> uncomfortable to think about upgrading the build system this late in the
> release cycle. Changes to critical infrastructure (like build and test)
> are best done at the start of the cycle.
FWIW, I'm planning to merge Boost.Build to release as well. Two important
1. linux->windows crosscompiling support
2. suppression of various configuration messages from libraries that
are not built
1 is what folks were running into routinely and 2 is important for larger users
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