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Subject: Re: [boost] [1.45.0] release note are insufficient
From: Marshall Clow (mclow.lists_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-11-24 23:41:47

On Nov 24, 2010, at 7:17 PM, Steve M. Robbins wrote:

> Someone wrote:
>>>> I want to know the complete list of changes.
> I agree; it would be a useful thing.
> On Tue, Nov 23, 2010 at 08:33:58AM -0600, Matt Chambers wrote:
>> If the tracker is being used correctly, shouldn't the complete list
>> of bug fixes be a query on the tracker for issues that were known in
>> <version-1> and have been fixed in <version>?
> Bugs are marked "fixed" as soon as the change is made in the trunk.
> However, the release procedure requires a second, manual step to merge
> the fix into the release branch.
> One problem I've repeatedly run into is that the second step is often
> missed. The result is that the issue tracker is much less useful than
> it could be. I think that would have to change before your idea
> (which otherwise appeals to me) would work.

FWIW, what I do is that I add a note to the trac ticket when I fix the bug on the trunk, and then close the ticket when I merge to release.

-- Marshall

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