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Subject: Re: [boost] Status of Visual Studio 2017 support
From: Mateusz Loskot (mateusz_at_[hidden])
Date: 2017-02-14 13:19:11

On 14 February 2017 at 14:01, Rene Rivera via Boost
<boost_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 14, 2017 at 3:01 AM, Mateusz Loskot via Boost <
> boost_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> In the mid of 2016, PR "Add support for Visual Studio 15" [1]
>> was merged into develop and eventually into master branch.
>> Although the patch was released in Boost 1.63.0,
>> the release notes [2] are silent about that update.
> We never officially support, and hence don't mention in release notes,
> support for unreleased toolsets. Even if we work toward supporting such
> pre-releases.

I get it, thanks Rene!

>> - Or, is that left at discretion of maintainers of individual libraries
>> and VS2017 support might be reached gradually over several releases
>> instead of in a single shot?
> Yes, and support for any toolset, even the really old ones, is always an
> incremental work in progress. See the results linked above.

Thanks for that one too.

I've got it clarified now.

Best regards,

Mateusz Loskot,

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