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Subject: Re: [boost] [1.61.0] Master branch is closed
From: Rene Rivera (grafikrobot_at_[hidden])
Date: 2016-04-22 11:31:08

On Fri, Apr 22, 2016 at 10:11 AM, Robert Ramey <ramey_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> On 4/20/16 12:17 PM, Vladimir Prus wrote:
>> Boosters,
>> The master branch is now closed for all changes, except by permission
>> from a release manager.
>> Per schedule, the branch will be totally frozen on Saturday.
> Yesterday I was informed by a beta tester for version 1.61 of a regression
> in the master branch of the serialization library. This was not detected
> by any of my tests (as far as I know. The test matrix shows some failures,
> but doesn't reveal their cause). In any case it's a very serious issue.
> If this is released, xml archives created with this version may not be
> readable in the future.
> I made a fix, tested it on the compilers I have at my disposal and pushed
> the changes to the develop branch. I did this yesterday in the hope of
> getting results on the develop branch test matrix so I could merge (after
> getting permission) today. But it seems that since I did the upload
> yesterday, no tests have been run on the develop branch. So I'm stuck. I
> could merge this directly to master - and I'm willing to do this if asked,
> but I would prefer to stick with my original plan.
> I apologize for creating this problem. It's exactly the kind of thing
> that I give other people a hard time for.
> I absolutely need to get this into the master before release.

Which commit is it? If it's small enough we likely would say yes.. And we
are planning on testing final archives on Sunday. So you at least have
through Saturday end of day (US day that is) to wait and see if some master
test results run.

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