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Subject: Re: [boost] [utility] prior(it, n) for n being an unsigned type
From: Adam Romanek (romanek.adam_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-06-30 07:19:33

On 30.06.2014 12:46, Andrey Semashev wrote:
> On Monday 30 June 2014 12:31:36 Adam Romanek wrote:
>> Hi Andrey,
>> I can see the change has been merged into the 'develop' branch. What are
>> the chances it would be merged to the 'master' branch and released as
>> part of Boost 1.56?
> It broke some tests, see my recent post [1]. This change won't be merged to
> master until these problems are resolved.

The problem with the tests suggests that this change may also cause some
regression in end-user code, but I guess there's nothing we can do about
it (except for putting a few words in the release notes).

> Strictly speaking, the master branch of the superproject should be long frozen
> by now, so this change missed the official window for 1.56. However I can see
> that it is still automatically updated, so the release is probably delayed
> again. Not sure if this means the window is extended.
>> Moreover, I think it would be nice if this bug-fix was mentioned in the
>> release notes, right? Do you need a ticket for the original issue as to
>> be able to create a link in the release note?
> The ticket is not required to put a line to release notes. If one already
> exists I can reference it, of course.

I'm not aware of such a ticket. Thanks for making this clear.

Adam Romanek

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