Subject: Re: [boost] [release] files from previous releases
From: Daniel James (daniel_james_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-01-14 16:25:55
2010/1/14 Tobias Schwinger <tschwinger_at_[hidden]>:
> Another issue: Boost.Functional.Forward / Factory are missing from the
> release branch. Fusion docs/examples reference them and, as Forward has
> been factored out of Fusion, it is required for the full functionality
> of older versions.
It's too late to add new libraries, they'll have to wait for the next
release. Also, please contact the release managers first, there are
few things we need to check and do for new libraries.
> Last release having been messed is something I object repeating.
> So I suggest we either roll back the Functional module to ~1 year ago
> (including the documentation, of course) or get the missing files in,
> docs repaired, and while we're at it we might as well remove the
> outdated files.
> So, may I please get all this stuff straightened out?
How disruptive will it be and what's actually broken? I understand
that you want to clean things up but is there anything which really
can't wait three months? The reason why we have frequent releases is
so that there doesn't need to be a last minute rush to get features