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Subject: Re: [boost] [test] Trunk broken: What happened to test_exec_monitor?
From: Eric Niebler (eric_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-10-04 15:19:58

On 10/4/2011 10:04 AM, Dave Abrahams wrote:
> on Mon Oct 03 2011, Gennadiy Rozental <> wrote:
>> I thought release is based on release branch.
> It is. But as you've seen over the years, it causes an unworkable
> amount of upset and alarm when large numbers of failures appear on
> the trunk all at once, and people who would otherwise be dealing with
> release issues now have trunk issues to worry about.

It also interferes with those of us who use trunk health to know when
it's safe to merge fixes to the release branch. We're basically flying
blind right now.

I'd like to second the call to revert these changes.

Eric Niebler
BoostPro Computing

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