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Subject: Re: [boost] Release managers: Boost.Thread breaking changes in 1.53
From: Roland Bock (rbock_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-12-31 10:06:29

On 2012-12-31 14:51, Daniel James wrote:
> On 31 December 2012 07:44, Roland Bock <rbock_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> Since more than 50 releases there has been one minor release number
>> change (1.x -> 1.(x+1)) after the other. No distinction.
> That's not actually true. See:
> e.g. 1.46.1, 1.34.1, 1.33.1. They've happened less often since we
> adopted a regular release schedule.
Still, it is hard to know when to expect breaking changes.
>> Maybe this can be achieved with distributed boost?
> Distributed is largely irrelevant here, unless there are volunteers to
> maintain a stable fork? Improved branching could help, but the idea
> seems to be that modularization will change the way releases are
> handled.
Sorry, I meant modularized.

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