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Subject: Re: [boost] boost-1.54 needs a bugfix!
From: Daniel James (daniel_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-07-07 04:08:22

On 7 July 2013 08:59, Bronek Kozicki <brok_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> On 02/07/2013 09:19, John Maddock wrote:
>> Where are we with the move to git?
>> Assuming the move to git is to take place before the next release, and
>> assuming that's going to be a longer than normal schedule I'd suggest
>> that we either:
>> * Slip out 1.55 on a shorter than usual cycle (no new libraries?) to be
>> completed before the move to git begins, or...
>> * Put out a 1.54.1 with bug fixes only on a short 2-3 week cycle, again
>> before the move to git.
> Since Daniel already created svn branch for 1.54 maintenance release may I
> suggest 1.54.1 is released in (small) few weeks time, with all the fixes
> brought up? It would help deployments in commercial environments where
> "1.54.1" is actual version of library one may download from boost, rather
> than 1.54.0 + (more or less) random collection of patches.

The branch isn't for a release, just to gather patches. The problem is
that the it isn't fully tested, so it won't be blessed as official. I
should probably make that clearer on the site.

Btw. I'm not commenting on whether there should or shouldn't be a 1.54.1.

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