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Subject: Re: [boost] [1.45] Where are we in the release process?
From: Eric Niebler (eric_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-10-29 14:06:46

On 10/29/2010 10:23 AM, Dean Michael Berris wrote:
> On Sat, Oct 30, 2010 at 1:12 AM, Eric Niebler <eric_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> On 10/29/2010 5:03 AM, John Maddock wrote:
>>> We really need to figure out a better way of dealing with this...
>> It currently requires a lot of discipline from each developer to make
>> sure every change they apply to trunk also ends up in release. I wonder
>> if commits to trunk to schedule a nag mail to be sent to the submitter a
>> week later that says, "Did you check the tests? Did you merge to
>> release?" Or open a track ticket that says, "merge changelist xxx to
>> release."
> How about if the release managers do it for the maintainers instead,
> and back out changes from the release branch in case things break from
> the test cycle?

The release managers need less to do, not more. Unless you're
volunteering. :-)

Eric Niebler
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