Subject: Re: [boost] 1.56 release schedule?
From: John Maddock (john_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-01-15 13:16:48
> boost-1.55 does not really support msvc-2013. patches are trivial. imho,
> this could have justified a 1.55.1 release, but unfortunately boost does
> not have a notion of bugfix releases.
We have done them very occasionally, and I guess if there was a pressing
need to get msvc-2013 patches out then that would be a reason to do an early
patches-only release. I'm not sure how much that would speed things up
though, there's still a lot of figuring out to do before any release can be
produced. If anything the big reorganization for Git requires a slower than
usual release procedure.
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