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Subject: [boost] [Git] Testing Regime (was: Documentation for Git and Modular Boost conversion)
From: Dave Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-12-17 17:22:28

on Mon Dec 17 2012, "Peter Dimov" <> wrote:

> Dave Abrahams wrote:
>> The biggest question is against which versions of Boost dependencies the
>> commit will be tested. The obvious choices are 1. the version that was
>> part of the last boost release, and 2. the last version of the
>> dependency to be individually released (i.e. that dependency's "master"
>> branch).
> This is fine in some scenarios, not so fine in others. Imagine that
> the "develop" branch of, say, SmartPtr introduces a potentially
> breaking change, say, use of explicit operator bool.

I offered two choices. Which one(s) are you referring to?

> Until dependent libraries are tested against this change, it will not
> become known whether they are affected.

True. We can institute any regime we want; if you have a specific
alternative in mind, please name it. Suggestions are welcome

Dave Abrahams
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