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Subject: Re: [boost] [1.50.0] RELEASE BRANCH REOPENED
From: Eric Niebler (eric_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-05-22 21:17:11

On 5/22/2012 6:12 PM, Jeremiah Willcock wrote:
> On Tue, 22 May 2012, Eric Niebler wrote:
>> The release managers have heard you. We're currently discussing a better
>> plan. I'm personally very sorry for the poor way this has been managed.
>> Look for an email from us shortly. I'm taking it upon myself to reopen
>> the release branch for BUG FIXES ONLY (no new libraries). Please get
>> your changes in as soon as is convenient and prudent. It should be open
>> for at least a week. Then we'll require release manager approval. Please
>> be sure trunk tests are clean before merging anything, as usual.
>> Thanks for your patience. We were all very busy in the run-up to
>> BoostCon, and this got away from us. That's not an excuse, just an
>> explanation.
> Is this strict "bug fixes only", not allowing new features/changes in
> existing libraries?

Would it be a major inconvenience to hold new features until the next
release cycle? That would be my preference, but I'm not speaking for all
the release managers.

Eric Niebler
BoostPro Computing

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