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Subject: Re: [boost] [1.47.0] Release branch now closed
From: Rene Rivera (grafikrobot_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-06-17 11:56:32

On 6/17/2011 10:36 AM, Anthony Williams wrote:
> Rene Rivera<grafikrobot_at_[hidden]> writes:
>> On 6/17/2011 10:05 AM, Jim Bell wrote:
>>> On 6/17/2011 9:37 AM, Rene Rivera wrote:
>>>> On 6/17/2011 8:58 AM, Jim Bell wrote:
>>>>> On 1:59 PM, Rene Rivera wrote:
>>>>>> The release branch is now close, i.e. the release is frozen, for
>>>>>> further changes. This means that commits to the release branch will
>>>>>> fail without explicit authorization.
>>>>> The Boost.Thread patch for Mingw-64 is crucial for that important
>>>>> platform.<>
>>>>> It has been patched into the trunk for three months without complaint,
>>>>> and just needs to be shepherded to the release branch.
>>>>> Could you please do this?
>>>> I'm not sure what you are asking.
>>> I'd like a maintainer or release manager to merge the patched trunk
>>> files into the release branch.
>>> boost/detail/interlocked.hpp
>>> libs/thread/src/win32/thread.cpp
>>> libs/thread/src/win32/tss_pe.cpp
>>> See<>
>> Since I don't know enough to judge the code itself at this
>> instant.. Could others please comment on the above? Is the thread
>> maintainer around?
> The only change NOT already merged is the change to
> boost/detail/interlocked.hpp. I overlooked this when I merged the thread
> changes from trunk to release a couple of weeks ago, and I wouldn't have
> remembered if Jim hadn't raised the issue, since this is not one of the
> main thread headers.
> However, this is a relatively small change (some functions are no longer
> marked dllimport), and it only affects this one compiler, since the code
> expands to the same as before on other compilers.

Could you address my other concerns I posted about?

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