Subject: Re: [boost] 1.58.1 bugfix release necessary?
From: ruediger (r.berlich_at_[hidden])
Date: 2015-04-26 16:05:52
> Am 26.04.2015 um 15:38 schrieb Robert Ramey <ramey_at_[hidden]>:
> What is would be the difference between creating a bug fix release presumably
> called 1.58.1 and just expediting release 1.59 ?
From a Linux user's perspective: A 1.58 would never ship with one of the common Linux distributions, if a 1.58.1 were available. But it might, if a 1.58 would not exist.
> The work is the same and
> this would be less confusion as we wouldn't have any "branching structure"
> which would tempt people to treat the "branches" differently.
> I believe the best way to address problems of this nature is to
> a) test better - more testing is better
> b) release more frequently - would diminish the incentive to cut corners to
> get something in the release
> Robert Ramey
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