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From: Steven Watanabe (watanabesj_at_[hidden])
Date: 2020-11-24 18:55:44


On 11/18/20 11:18 AM, Edward Diener via Boost wrote:
> On 11/18/2020 10:18 AM, Glen Fernandes via Boost wrote:
>> On Wed, Nov 18, 2020 at 5:55 AM Edward Diener  wrote:
>>> Is there any possibility of merging 'develop' to 'master' for the random
>>> library for the 1.75 release ? The 'master' branch has not been updated
>>> for 2 years, or since the 1.70 release. While I am not claiming all
>>> invaluable fixes I know my fix for Embarcadero C++ clang-based support
>>> and another fix for correctly auto-linking random_device is among the
>>> 'develop' branch fixes which have never made it to the 'master' branch.
>> I'm assuming this is for Steven (who is the active maintainer of
>> Random). i.e. Unlike the other repositories which we've helped out
>> with, that are either under CMT or no active maintainer.
> A maintainer of a library has the right to do what he wants. But it does
> not seem that Steven is aware of the situation. Also others may have
> write access to 'random' for all I know, and be able to review the merge
> and make the change. In the 'develop' regression tests for 'random'
> there are no issues which I can see in the results and the last change
> was over 4 months ago.

I can merge it now if it's okay with the release managers.

In Christ,
Steven Watanabe

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