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From: Marshall Clow (mclow.lists_at_[hidden])
Date: 2020-11-24 19:10:34

On Nov 24, 2020, at 10:55 AM, Steven Watanabe via Boost <boost_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> 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.

I looked at the commits since the last merge, and only this one looks problematic for a post-beta merge.
(We try not to add new features after the beta) <>

All the rest are fine

— Marshall

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