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Subject: Re: [boost] trunk vs release
From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-05-21 12:17:44

On Thu, May 21, 2009 at 12:08 PM, Stefan Seefeld <seefeld_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> Robert Ramey wrote:
>> This discussion demonstrates what's wrong with the current testing of the
>> trunk.
>> Here is the way it should be done.
>> For each library that is changed, the library version on the trunk should
>> be tested against
>> the release branch.
> I fully agree. This requires boost to become modular, with dependencies
> between libraries properly being tracked and cared for, such that such an
> arrangement becomes possible. (There are many more advantages to a modular
> boost, which I won't repeat here, as we have had such discussions multiple
> times in the past, never getting anywhere.)

There was a lot of discussion of modularization at BoostCon. Several
of us have volunteered our libraries as guinea pigs once the
mechanisms are in place.


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