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Subject: Re: [boost] [new Warnings policy] MS C4180 on theMaintenanceGuidelines
From: Robert Ramey (ramey_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-11-19 17:14:57

Bo Persson wrote:
> Steven Watanabe wrote:
>> Emil Dotchevski wrote:
>>> Actually, prompted by compile error in Boost Exception on GCC
>>> 3.4.5, triggered by a warning "fix" made just prior to release (see
>>> I think we should ban
>>> all last minute changes (including warning "fixes") that are not
>>> addressing *bugs*.
>> +1. Warnings should be suppressed, but fixing them
>> isn't worth the risk late in the release cycle.
> Right, so they should be addressed early in the release cycle?

No. If this is to be a new "requirement", they should be addressed
during trunk testing - not in the release.

Robert Ramey

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