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Subject: Re: [boost] ATTN: Beman / Eric (was Re: [1.37] status/Jamfile.v2)
From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-10-20 21:37:02

on Mon Oct 20 2008, David Abrahams <> wrote:

> on Mon Oct 20 2008, Michael Marcin <> wrote:
>> Niels Dekker - mail address until 2008-12-31 wrote:
>>> Nicola Musatti wrote:
>>>> I suspect that several libraries' test directories need to be merged to release:
>>>> - array
>>>> - crc
>>>> - functional
>>>> - integer (?)
>>>> - preprocessor (?)
>>>> - rational
>>>> - utility/swap
>>> The boost::swap utility isn't yet part of the release branch
>>> (although it's in the trunk for a few months now). So in the case of
>>> utility/swap, it's not just the tests that need to be merged.
>> I would like boost::swap to be released because I want to start using
>> it, but I don't remember it having a review. Isn't it necessary for a
>> new library to have a formal review? Maybe I just missed it.
> It's not technically a new library; it's an enhancement to the
> Boost.Utility library, so it doesn't need a separate review.

On the other hand, as the utility library author that accepted the
patches, it was probably my responsibility to merge it to release. Too
late now, I suppose :(

Dave Abrahams
BoostPro Computing

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