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Subject: Re: [boost] Release managers: Boost.Thread breaking changes in 1.53
From: Bjorn Reese (breese_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-12-30 10:15:56

On 2012-12-30 12:58, Vicente J. Botet Escriba wrote:

> I would like to request advise from the release managers and of course
> the Boost community. Should I rollback the default to
> BOOST_THREAD_VERSION==3 for 1.53 and let the time to discuss the best
> way to manage with these breaking changes?

Given that the breaking changes are due to alignment with C++11, I
think that this is a good reason to break compatibility per default.
Users have upgraded to a new version of Boost, so some upgrade cost
is expected. If users are unwilling (or unable) to upgrade their
implementation, they can easily revert to BOOST_THREAD_VERSION 2.

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