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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: 2011-01-25 04:02:22

On 1/25/2011 2:10 PM, Vladimir Prus wrote:
> 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.

The question to answer is: was the original issue a showstopper or not?
I had decided it was not because it breaks no code in the field. That
seems reasonable to me. And if you disagreed, the time to speak up was
days ago.

Eric Niebler
BoostPro Computing

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