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
-- Eric Niebler BoostPro Computing http://www.boostpro.com
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