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Subject: Re: [boost] [Boost.Python] Request to merge some commits from trunk into 1.40 branch
From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-08-24 08:57:48

On Fri, Aug 21, 2009 at 8:17 AM, Anderson
Lizardo<anderson.lizardo_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> [I accidentally sent this e-mail to the C++-sig mailing list, please
> don't consider it a cross-post]
> As announced on the C++-sig mailing list, PySide was released:
> 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):
> I think 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...

Over the last several days Ralf Grosse-Kunstleve has merged
Boost.Python changes from trunk into the release branch. So these
changes will be in 1.40.0, IIUC.


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