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From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-08-28 11:02:09

David Abrahams wrote:

> on Sat Aug 18 2007, Vladimir Prus <> wrote:
>> Roland Schwarz wrote:
>>> David Abrahams wrote:
>>>> I wouldn't count on everything in the trunk having been maintained.
>>>> You might try copying python.jam from RC_1_34_0
>>> Tried, but no success :-(
>>> Now it chokes on some differences in os.jam.
>>> Comparing trunk with RC_1_34_0 reveals a _lot_ of differences in the
>>> build system anyways.
>> This is because lots of folks were committing directly to branch,
>> without caring to follow documented checking policies.
> When it was determined that for 1.35 we would treat the contents
> of the 1.34.1 release as the stable trunk,

Can you point to me an email that clearly says it was determined so.
Discussions of best version control usage continued to long since
1.34.1 was released.

> it may have seemed somewhat
> less important to maintain trunk.

Given that both RC and trunk already had lots of changes, that was
clearly a wrong decision. I hope this will be a lesson that discipline
in version control usage is important.

- Volodya

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