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Subject: Re: [boost] [1.51.0] Beta 1 release candidates available
From: Marshall Clow (mclow.lists_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-08-01 22:34:27

On Aug 1, 2012, at 5:47 PM, Tom Kent <lists_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> On Wed, Aug 1, 2012 at 8:37 PM, Tom Kent <lists_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> On Tue, Jul 31, 2012 at 10:40 PM, Marshall Clow <mclow.lists_at_[hidden]>wrote:
>>> Release candidate files for 1.51.0 beta 1 are available at
>>> As always, the release managers would appreciate it if you download
>>> the candidate of your choice and give building it a try. Please report
>>> both success and failure, and anything else that is noteworthy.
>>> This helps ensure the candidates build OK before we push them out to
>>> SourceForge.
>>> The files (and associated md5s) are:
>>> 543e3498c4ce520bfa635607971be4fc
>>> boost_1_51_0_beta1_rc1.tar.gz
>>> 3f9beb290dad223c21822e9ef601fd80
>>> boost_1_51_0_beta1_rc1.tar.bz2
>>> 0401b9c40aac37b7dd9ef7e33190270c
>>> e5aa1cd82e71173197ee6794c2c035d2 boost_1_51_0_beta1_rc1.7z
>>> Thanks,
>>> --The release managers
>> Could we change the directory that is packed into the zipped archive to be
>> the same as the archive name? For example, if we have
>> boost_1_51_0_beta1_rc1.tar.gz the directory name should be
>> boost_1_51_0_beta1_rc1 not simply boost_1_51_0_beta1.
>> The only reason I ask is because my build script expects it...if there's
>> good reasons for making rc's have a different archive name I'm open to it.
>> Tom Kent
> My mistake. This was only a problem with the _rc2 files, the _rc1 files are
> actually how I asked for them. Is this a bug in the build for _rc2?

This was a bug fix for rc2.

The idea is that when we declare beta1, we just rename the last "release candidate", instead of regenerating the archives.
That way we know that nothing has changed between _rcN and final.

-- Marshall

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