Subject: Re: [boost] [1.47.0] Beta 1 Release candidate files available
From: Lars Viklund (zao_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-06-21 13:47:21
On Tue, Jun 21, 2011 at 11:36:53AM -0400, Beman Dawes wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 20, 2011 at 1:23 PM, Lars Viklund <zao_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> > On Mon, Jun 20, 2011 at 09:19:00AM -0400, Beman Dawes wrote:
> >> Release candidate files for 1.47.0 beta 1 are available at
> >> http://boost.cowic.de/rc/
> >> As always, the release managers would appreciate it if you download
> >> the candidate of your choice and give building it a try. Please report
> >> both success and failure, and anything else that is noteworthy.
> >> This helps ensure the candidates build OK before we push them out to
> >> SourceForge.
> > Would it be possible to coax your tar implementation to author files
> > with less extreme GIDs.
> > The current ones (4294967295) lead to massive amounts of console spam on
> > operating systems where IDs are uint16_t (mingw) or int32_t (assorted
> > BSD).
> > On mingw - tar: Archive value 4294967295 is out of gid_t range 0..65535
> I was able to reproduce this from the mingw command prompt.
> A fix has been committed per the suggestion from Jeremiah Willcock,
> and it worked when tested locally. A off schedule daily snapshot is
> running now, so when it finishes in a half-hour or so you should be
> able to try it yourself. Please report results.
My mingw's tar is blissfully quiet now, excellent.
I'll spin up a BSD VM to test that later, but the UID/GIDs chosen (0)
should be in range on _any_ system.
> Thanks for the report, and thanks to Jeremiah for his fix suggestion.
-- Lars Viklund | zao_at_[hidden]
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