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Subject: Re: [boost] [1.50.0] RELEASE BRANCH REOPENED
From: Jeremiah Willcock (jewillco_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-05-23 16:12:11

On Wed, 23 May 2012, Beman Dawes wrote:

> On Tue, May 22, 2012 at 9:18 PM, Jeremiah Willcock <jewillco_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> On Tue, 22 May 2012, Eric Niebler wrote:
>>> 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.
>> No, it wouldn't -- I can wait, but would prefer to merge my
>> changes/refactorings in now so that the trunk and release branch will not
>> differ by too much.
> It is an issue of risk. How long have these changes/refactorings been
> stable in trunk? How extensive were the changes? Were the changes
> fragile or once they worked on your development platform, did they
> pass all tests on other platforms? Have you done a local merge to
> release, and tested the results?

The main change is that I refactored the handling of properties stored
inside graphs, so it is somewhat extensive. It did seem to work on the
full list of platforms relatively quickly. I have not tried to do a merge
locally yet, but I'd do that before I committed any changes.

-- Jeremiah Willcock

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