Subject: Re: [boost] [1.46.1] Should we try for a point release?
From: Eric Niebler (eric_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-02-27 23:27:34
On 2/27/2011 10:28 PM, Beman Dawes wrote:
>>From my viewpoint, the process of putting together a release is now
> smooth enough that I'm willing to do a point release, but...
> (1) Do we have enough fixes that will be ready by, say, a week from
> today to make a point release worthwhile?
I have Proto fixes in trunk I'd like to ship. I know there's a Fusion
problem that causes compile problems on msvc 8 and 7.1. Yeah, there are
a number of problems we could correct.
> (2) We would need to be sure that we have a procedure that ensures
> that fixes for the point release don't get dropped from the next full
Why wouldn't we just use the normal release branch? Then the changes
would only need to be made once.
> (3) The C++ committee meets March 21-26 in Madrid. That means there's
> about three weeks, say March 14 - April 3, where those of us,
> including me, going to that meeting will be too tied up for Boost
> work. That why (1) says "a week from today".
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