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Subject: Re: [boost] [git] Update submodules in boost.git
From: Peter Dimov (lists_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-12-05 11:03:44

Andrey Semashev wrote:
> The significant benefit is that in everything/develop scheme the breakage
> can be fixed before it makes it into the master branch and does not hold
> off Boost release if it's on the way.

The release procedure adapts to that and doesn't blindly package Y/master,
but the latest stable commit.

In other words, the release manager's job changes from watching
everything/master like a hawk for breakages to picking and choosing from
everything/master in order to produce a stable release. If X version A.B+1
doesn't work with Y, X version A.B goes into the release.

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