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Subject: Re: [boost] Boost 1.55.0 released!
From: Andrey Semashev (andrey.semashev_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-11-11 21:38:04

On Monday 11 November 2013 12:00:16 Marshall Clow wrote:
> Release 1.55.0 of the Boost C++ Libraries is now available.
> These open-source libraries work well with the C++ Standard Library, and are
> usable across a broad spectrum of applications. The Boost license
> encourages both commercial and non-commercial use.
> This release contains one new library and numerous enhancements and bug
> fixes for existing libraries.
> === New Libraries ===
> • Predef: This library defines a set of compiler, architecture, operating
> system, library, and other version numbers from the information it can
> gather of C, C++, Objective C, and Objective C++ predefined macros or those
> defined in generally available headers, from Rene Rivera.
> === Known bugs with Visual Studio 2013/Visual C++ 12 ===
> Visual Studio 2013 was released quite late in the release process, so there
> exist several unresolved issues. These include: • Serialization can't
> compile because of a missing include.
> • Using has_member_function_callable_with from Boost.Container's
> allocator_traits causes a compile error (#9332). • For several libraries
> overloads with intializer lists are incorrectly reported as ambiguous. This
> is a Visual C++ bug and it isn't clear if there's a good workaround. • In
> libraries such as Unordered and MultiIndex, calling overloaded functions
> with initializer lists can result in a compile error, with Visual C++
> claiming that the overloads are ambiguous. This is a Visual C++ bug and it
> isn't clear if there's a good workaround. This won't affect code that
> doesn't use initializer lists, or uses an initializer list that doesn't
> require an implicit conversion (i.e. an initializer list of the container's
> exact value type). • Thread: ex_scoped_thread compile fails (#9333).
> For details, including download links, see
> You can also download directly from SourceForge:
> To install this release on your system, see
> Thanks,
> --The Boost release team
> Vladimir Prus
> Rene Rivera
> Marshall Clow
> Eric Niebler
> Daniel James
> Beman Dawes

My congratulations and thanks to the release managers and other people who
participated in the release.

Is the release branch open for changes now?

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