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Subject: Re: [Boost-users] Fix for annoying bug / library maintenance
From: Daniel James (dnljms_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-03-25 04:29:27

On 23 March 2014 18:34, Edward Diener <eldiener_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> On 3/21/2014 8:58 AM, Filip Konvička wrote:
>> Hi,
>> This is out there for years. To me this seems to be clearly explained
>> and a fix is provided, but apparently all bugs assigned to 'bgubenko'
>> aren't monitored (for years there has been no reaction).
>> So is there a way of getting the fix ever applied? Or are such
>> unmaintained libraries just doomed to eventually die, despite the
>> efforts of the people reporting bugs and posting patches?
>> Thanks,
>> Filip
> You could do a pull request for the interval library on the 'develop'
> branch. If the maintainer of 'interval' does not respond to that, then
> Boost could look for a co-maintainer who would do so. Also I suggest that
> you add an interval test as part of your pull request that shows the bug
> and that also shows that your fix is working.

If enough people get involved, the new boost-maint list will be a good
place to discuss things like this:

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