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Subject: Re: [boost] [V1.46][Spirit] request for late minute changes to release branch
From: Vladimir Prus (vladimir_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-01-25 02:10:24

Eric Niebler wrote:

>> 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.

That does not seem reasonable to me. IIUC, the changes to build files involve
remove N tests, which is a low-risk change that can be fully validated locally.
Leaving broken code in seems much worse.

- Volodya

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