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Subject: Re: [boost] Community Maintenance Team and neglected libraries
From: Edward Diener (eldiener_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-04-22 16:08:24

On 4/22/2014 12:29 PM, Ben Pope wrote:
> In case you haven't heard of the CMT:
> I'm also interested in getting the test results less yellow and more
> green, I don't have a lot of time, I'm sure I'm not alone.
> There are quite a few places where the library code is probably fine,
> but the failure is in the test itself, the fix is often simple and
> uncontroversial.
> Without picking on any particular library or author, here are some
> examples:
> * Link the tests with boost::system
> * Merge existing fixes in develop to master
> * Fight with casts
> * Disambiguate a type

These refer to system, MPI, utility, and assign. None of these are in
the list of libraries which the community maintenance team has write
acces to apply fixes.

Hopefully the developers who do have write access to these libraries
will look at the issues involved.

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