Subject: Re: [boost] [1.48.0] Proposed Release Schedule
From: Dave Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-07-14 14:10:02
on Wed Jul 13 2011, "Robert Ramey" <ramey-AT-rrsd.com> wrote:
> Beman Dawes wrote:
> Also, I'm (again) offering the suggestion that the periodic testing be
> altered so that a library X on the trunk is tested againts the current
> state of the libraries on the release branch (that is the NEXT release).
> I believe this would have a number of benefits - including the
> streamlining of the release process. It would also speed up the testing
> itself since the release branch changes less frequently so there would
> be fewer dependencies for each test. This would require a change
> in the testing scripts - but not a huge one. FWIW, this is the testing
> that I do on my own machine so that it isolates my errors from any
> changes do to unknown/unexpected changes in other libaries. So
> I know from personal experience that this is an improvement.
I'm with you on this. It's one of the things we're doing with Ryppl.
-- Dave Abrahams BoostPro Computing http://www.boostpro.com