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Subject: Re: [boost] Fwd: Boost.Python build error in 1.58 RC1, 2 and 3 (OK in Beta 1)
From: Vladimir Prus (vladimir_at_[hidden])
Date: 2015-04-15 08:32:12

On 04/10/2015 05:28 PM, Andrey Semashev wrote:
> On Friday 10 April 2015 09:19:48 Rene Rivera wrote:
>> On Fri, Apr 10, 2015 at 7:40 AM, Olaf van der Spek <ml_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>>> Is it not possible to only allow merges from develop into master?
>> NO. Github doesn't have that kind of permissions control.
> FWIW, I don't think limiting maintainers from accessing their libraries is the
> right way to go in the first place. One of the reasons why we moved to git was
> to decentralize Boost and allow more freedom to developers. What needs to be
> changed is the release process which currently relies on the global freeze
> instead of branching or forking.

I don't think there's a primarily technical problem. No matter how release process goes,
we either need to assume that 'master' branch of any component is good to be released
at all times, or coordinate with maintainers of 120 components to determine which
revision of 'master' is really good to be released.

You can guess which approach release managers would prefer.

Vladimir Prus
CodeSourcery / Mentor Embedded

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