Subject: Re: [boost] Lets do 1.70.1 WHO IS WITH ME!!!
From: Joshua Marshall (jrmarsha_at_[hidden])
Date: 2019-05-05 02:19:49
Why are releases expensive?
On Sat, May 4, 2019, 21:49 James E. King III via Boost <
> On Sat, May 4, 2019 at 6:37 PM Vinnie Falco via Boost
> <boost_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> > A crashing defect in Beast was discovered shortly after release:
> > <https://github.com/boostorg/beast/issues/1599>
> > It happens under high load when things happen at just the right time
> > (or wrong time depending on how you look at it). It *will* eventually
> > happen to any long-lived connection that sees enough traffic and
> > timeouts. The fix is trivial:
> > <
> > Thanks to the detailed report we were able to write a unit test which
> > reproduces it reliably.
> > Is this worth putting up a 1.70.1 for? The timeout feature is new in
> > 1.70 and it is rather a shame that people might not be able to use it
> > because of a defect.
> Boost releases are quite expensive and happen on a regular schedule.
> Releases happen every 4 months and people can get the latest from
> develop with the fix.
> That should be sufficient.
> - Jim
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