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Subject: Re: [boost] [1.50.0] RELEASE BRANCH REOPENED
From: Eric Niebler (eric_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-05-23 15:38:56

On 5/23/2012 5:11 AM, Daniel James wrote:
> On 23 May 2012 12:56, Olaf van der Spek <ml_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> On Wed, May 23, 2012 at 1:54 PM, lcaminiti <lorcaminiti_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>>> My point is that a truly put a lot of effort to meet the 1.50 target and
>>> that is slipping away for miss-communication, which is rather unfortunate.
>> Yes, the communication is bad. But the target for major merges is the
>> begin of the release cycle, not the end.
> To be fair to Lorenzo, he requested that we (the release managers)
> look at his libraries some time ago, and I don't think he was warned
> that they needed to be merged. I haven't checked up on them since, but
> IIRC some of the libraries were ready, some needed a little more work
> (and I think he understood what needed to be done). I possibly should
> have instructed him to merge things that are ready sooner rather than
> later, although I thought that went without saying.
> I'll take another look at his changes later (or maybe someone else
> will?), and consult the other release managers (this isn't really my
> thing).

I'm not familiar with the state of these libraries, but I'm sympathetic
to Lorenzo. Assuming everything looks ok, this release manager would be
ok with allowing Lorenzo's new stuff into 1.49.

Eric Niebler
BoostPro Computing

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