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Subject: Re: [boost] [1.55.0] Release candidate 2 available
From: Daniel James (daniel_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-11-06 11:20:14

On 6 November 2013 14:34, Sergey Cheban <s.cheban_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> On 06.11.2013 16:56, Daniel James wrote:
>> It's too late. There were reports of this after the first release
>> candidate (and earlier), and no one did anything.
> There were only 4 days between RC1 and RC2.

I managed to get a change in during that period, as did others. The
problem was present in the beta release, which was about a month ago,
so there was time to deal with it.

>> Regardless, Visual C++ 12 isn't even listed as a test compiler and
>> there are numerous problems with it, it's not worth delaying the
>> release further.

btw. that's my opinion, not an official "release manager" statement.
Just in case that wasn't clear.

> I don't know why VC12 isn't listed as a test compiler. We have the
> regression test results for it:

The list only includes testers that were available at the time of the
beta release. Visual C++ 12 was added quite late in the release cycle,
and initial test runs were not very regular.

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