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Subject: Re: [boost] [V1.46][Spirit] request for late minute changes to release branch
From: Eric Niebler (eric_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-01-24 10:54:37

On 1/23/2011 10:44 PM, Hartmut Kaiser wrote:
> Eric Niebler wrote:
>> I would be ok with poisoning the broken header with #error. That's in
>> addition to removing any mention of the broken feature from the docs and
>> release notes. But please do it soon. I think the beta is to be rolled
>> tomorrow.
> poisoning the utree headers touches exactly the same set of files as pulling
> them.

Not true. You wouldn't have to touch any build files to poison the headers.

> The overall design makes utree completely nonintrusive to other parts
> of Spirit, the headers are not included anywhere.
> The same is true for the tests: the Jamfiles have to be touched in any case.

They don't. Let the tests for utree run and fail. utree is broken, after

> May I ask for permission to remove the files instead of poisoning them? The
> risk is the same, but the result much more desirable...

Sorry, no. We have a way to avoid changing build files just before
release. Let's take it.

Eric Niebler
BoostPro Computing

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