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Subject: Re: [boost] [C++-sig] [Boost.Python] Request to merge some patches from trunk into 1.40 branch (was: Re: PySide has been released)
From: Stefan Seefeld (seefeld_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-08-21 08:54:05


let me forward that mail to the main boost list, and ping Beman (release
manager) and David (boost.python maintainer).

Beman, David, if it's not too late, I may help merge trunk to the
release branch. Let me know...


On 08/21/2009 08:08 AM, Anderson Lizardo wrote:
> I think it was not clear in the announcement, but PySide uses Boost.Python.
> And for it to work properly, we need a few patches that are already in
> Boost SVN trunk, but in none of the release branches.
> Therefore, is it possible to get these patches merged into the 1.40
> release branch before the final release? That would make life a lot
> easier for other distros to try PySide without requiring to apply
> patches separately.
> The relevant commits are listed in, they are:
> Add generic call operator support.
> Support C++ enums which have the same value.
> Fix unsigned integer converters.
> Fix unsigned integer converters (update).
> IMHO these patches fix important bugs in Boost.Python, and the first
> two were in trunk even before the 1.39 release, but were never
> merged...
> Thanks in advance,

       ...ich hab' noch einen Koffer in Berlin...

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