Subject: Re: [boost] [1.37.0][date-time] Breaking the log jam
From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-10-30 14:28:24
on Thu Oct 30 2008, "Robert Ramey" <ramey-AT-rrsd.com> wrote:
>> Beman Dawes wrote:
>>> Andrey Semashev has pulled together a number of patches to address
>>> backed-up date-time tickets. He has tested them on Linux and Windows.
>>> The arrangement was that Jeff Garland would look them over, but Jeff
>>> just isn't finding the time to do that.
>>> * I'm willing to hold the release a few days; in aggregate this is an
>>> important set of overdue fixes to a major library so I'd like to see
>>> them go in this release.
> I would disagree with this.
> Holding up release to include changes for one library that should have
> been done some time ago is exactly the situation which has created
> so much problem in the past. Doing this will prevent benefits of the
> current release-ready branch on all the other libraries from users
> who need them now.
> Release the current release-ready branch now.
> Get the 1.38.0 process going now and put the date-time updates
> into that.
> Robert Ramey
I think I responded too quickly before, and I agree with Robert. Isn't
that the whole point of a quarterly release cycle?
As soon as 1.37.0 is released, I am going to open a point-release branch
where Andrey can check those changes in.
-- Dave Abrahams BoostPro Computing http://www.boostpro.com
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