Subject: Re: [boost] [iostreams] Is anyone maintaining Boost.IOStreams?
From: Zachary Turner (divisortheory_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-11-11 16:48:57
On Wed, Nov 11, 2009 at 9:05 AM, Richard Smith <richard_at_[hidden]>wrote:
> I've just looked through the list of bugs for the iostreams library:
> From a quick scan, it looks like this library is not being
> maintained any more. Is this true? Just scratching to scratch the
> surface, the following dozen bugs seem to be to all be trivial to fix. Many
> have patches, and the others have a sufficiently clear description that
> fixing them should only be a couple of minutes' work.
> 2094 -- has a patch that ought to be uncontroversial
> 2154 -- relates to code that seems not to exist any longer
> 2817 -- proposed resolution seems straightforward
> 2894 -- seems pretty straightforward
> 2932 -- would be trivial to fix, assuming a fix is desired
> 3010 -- appears to have been fixed
> 3011 -- has a patch that ought to be uncontroversial
> 3197 -- trivial suggestion to remove a compiler warning
> 3311 -- obviously an error and trivial to fix
> 3352 -- looks like a genuine subtle bug; includes a patch
> 3403 -- minor documentation niggle, complete with patch
> 3505 -- looks a genuine bug and includes patches
> Some of the other bugs look pretty serious to me, and I might be inclined
> to spend some time investigating them if I thought there was any realistic
> chance of the resulting patches being accepted.
2817 would be a really, really helpful fix, for me anyway.
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