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Subject: [boost] [test] boost.test owner unresponsive to persistent problems for multiple years
From: Richard (legalize+jeeves_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-12-22 11:53:01

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Both contain a fix for this. On stack overflow the proposed fix is
literally a single line change.

This has been a problem for about 5 years and these simple fixes don't
make it into the library.

I'm sorry, but IMO this just isn't acceptable behavior for an owner of a

Four years ago the maintainer made a comment on stack overflow thread
to file a ticket on trac and then simply dropped the issue there as
far as I can tell. That isn't proactive behavior, particularly when
the stack overflow thread contains the fix.

I know what you're going to say "the trac ticket was just filed a few
days ago", but that's simply me pushing hard on something that should
have been fixed around 2010. The problem has been known FOR FIVE

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