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Subject: Re: [boost] Fwd: Boost.Python build error in 1.58 RC1, 2 and 3 (OK in Beta 1)
From: Peter Dimov (lists_at_[hidden])
Date: 2015-04-15 11:14:35

Andrey Semashev wrote:
> I suspect we won't be able to get away with just the superproject
> branching. If instead of reverting a broken submodule we want to fix it,
> and the maintainer is unresponsive for some reason, we need either a
> branch in the submodule or a fork of it. Since the branch can be modified
> by someone else than a release manager, the fork seems more preferred. The
> release branch of superproject would have to refer to the fork in this
> case.

In what way is this an argument against the suggested structure? It supports
this workflow. I don't think that something like that will ever prove
necessary, but it's possible.

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