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Subject: Re: [boost] [lockfree] include into 1.51?
From: KTC (ktc_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-07-09 16:00:50

On 09/07/2012 19:49, Tim Blechmann wrote:
>>> iac, the deadline for new libraries in 1.51 is today, but from my side,
>>> boost.lockfree could be included as it is now. however if the release
>>> managers consider it as too late, i'm don't have a problem with waiting
>>> for another release cycle ...
>> It feels a little late to me, we normally try to sort out
>> documentation, inspect errors etc. before merging. But see what the
>> other release managers think.
> since boost.atomic is now in trunk, too, i prefer to wait for 1.52 to
> make use of boost.atomic instead of providing a private copy of it ... i
> think, that is much cleaner, despite delaying the release by another few
> months ...

If you're going with boost.atomic, (which I believe you should) then
you'll definitely need to wait as it broke lockfree on MSVC 10. Thing no
longer compile.


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