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Subject: Re: [boost] [filesystem] Library maintainers needed
From: Andrey Semashev (andrey.semashev_at_[hidden])
Date: 2018-09-22 15:21:02

On 9/22/18 6:08 PM, Peter Dimov via Boost wrote:
> Beman Dawes wrote:
>> I'm retiring, so Boost.Filesystem needs one or more maintainers.
>> This is a high complexity library, further complicated by (1)
>> requiring both Windows and non-Windows implementation code and (2)
>> needing a major upgrade for compatibility with the new standard
>> library version shipped in C++17.
>> Furthermore, there are constant Pull Requests and Issues that arise,
>> and these almost invariably take a lot of time for the maintainer to
>> process.
> I handled some of the critical pull requests for Filesystem, but I'm not
> the right person to take on maintainer duties for it.
> I would like to see Andrey Semashev maintaining Filesystem, if he
> agrees, of course.

I will be happy to take some maintenance work, although I have rather
limited free time lately. Ideally, I would like to split the work with
someone. It's ok if noone else volunteers, though.

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