Subject: Re: [boost] Let's not forget the release
From: Daniel James (dnljms_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-06-08 08:05:23
On 8 June 2014 12:55, Peter Dimov <lists_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> Daniel James wrote:
>> On 8 June 2014 12:37, Peter Dimov <lists_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> > That said, the idea that modules need to freeze their master branch is a
>> > > SVN relic. We are more evolved now; only the master branch of the >
>> > superproject needs to freeze, and we can do that simply by stopping the >
>> > script that updates the submodules on it.
>> We still need a way to include non-breaking changes from submodules.
> Do you mean an automated way?
In whatever way works.
> If so, and if this requires modules to not
> update their master branches while a release is in progress... what was the
> point of the whole exercise?
We change the process in the future if we want, but right now, we've
got more than enough on our plates.
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