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Subject: Re: [boost] [release] some Boost.Build fixes
From: Daniel James (dnljms_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-01-30 11:27:57

On 30 January 2013 15:21, Jürgen Hunold <> wrote:
> On Wednesday, 30. January 2013 10:49:47 Daniel James wrote:
>> On 29 January 2013 21:33, Eric Niebler <eric_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> > I would be extremely reluctant to take fixes to Boost.Build at this
>> > point since the potential for havoc is so high. I'd like to understand
>> > how serious the bug is and what it is blocking. I'd also like to hear
>> > what the other release managers think.
>> I can't connect to the boost server at the moment, so I haven't looked
>> at the changes, or what the issue is. But if it the qt5 fix only
>> involves code that isn't usually loaded, then it might not be that
>> problematic. Depends on what the change actually is though.
> The bug is here:
> I just forgot one of the new qt5 modules.

Oh, I don't know. It looks like the change is pretty safe, and
unlikely to affect anyone who isn't using qt5. But it also doesn't
look vital enough to justify including it at this late stage. I
believe we're meant to be quite strict about this. So, I'm afraid I
lean towards not letting it in.

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