Subject: Re: [boost] Boost 1.56 timeframe
From: Andrzej Krzemienski (akrzemi1_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-05-23 06:28:39
2014-05-23 11:45 GMT+02:00 Andrey Semashev <andrey.semashev_at_[hidden]>:
> On Thursday 22 May 2014 18:55:24 Jonathan Jones wrote:
> > Hi folks,
> > Is there a timeframe for the release of Boost 1.56? The current 1.56
> > simply states that it's at an early stage in its release cycle (but it
> > said this for months).
> > http://www.boost.org/users/history/version_1_56_0.html
> > I'm asking in the context of Visual Studio 2013. Boost 1.55 is known to
> > have issues with VS2013, which I'm hoping the 1.56 release would address.
> I'd like to know the current state of the release. What's left to be done?
> blockers? Is there anything I can do to help it?
> It's starting to feel like the old days circa 1.34, I wouldn't like to see
> that happen again. If there is no Boost release in the forseeable future,
> should the library authors initiate their library independent releases?
>From reading the instructions for Modular Boost maintenance (
https://svn.boost.org/trac/boost/wiki/StartModMaint) I gathered that it is
already an encouraged practice. A commit in branch master is to be treated
as the new release of your library -- and you can do it whenever you like,
and use your own numbering convention.
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