Subject: Re: [boost] [1.59] Boost 1.59 schedule?
From: Marshall Clow (mclow.lists_at_[hidden])
Date: 2015-07-08 18:18:32
On Wed, Jul 8, 2015 at 2:36 PM, Edward Diener <eldiener_at_[hidden]>
> On 7/8/2015 10:44 AM, Marshall Clow wrote:
>> On Mon, Jul 6, 2015 at 7:00 AM, Joaquin M LÃ³pezMuÃ±oz <joaquin_at_[hidden]>
>>> The official release schedule at
>>> seems to indicate we're now really close to the first beta of Boost 1.59,
>>> yet I don't see much activity in the mailing list and, for instance,
>>> the release notes are almost empty now:
>>> Is this schedule still valid? Thank you,
>>> As far as I know. I'm planning on building a beta RC on Friday.
> This has really taken me by surprise. Was I supposed to know that 1.59 was
> going to be released shortly without so much as a single announcement on
> this mailing list ? In other words is it up to Boost developers to know
> when the timelines for each release would take place ?
The release calendar is always available at
> I never even got VMD to be regression tested on 'master' yet and I wanted
> to add it to the 1.59 release. Furthermore a number of 'develop' fixs in
> preprocessor and other libraries for which I have write access had never
> been merged to 'master' yet for testing. I guess none of these things will
> make it to Boost 1.59. I do apologize that I was not aware I should have
> been getting these fixes merged into 'master' and tested for the next
> release. None of the fixes are 'critical' but I definitely wanted to get
> some of them into 1.59.
After the beta, we will re-open master for bug fixes.
(and you can get your bug fixes in then)