[C++-sig] Re: plans for a bugfix release ?

David Abrahams dave at boost-consulting.com
Tue Jul 15 16:26:43 CEST 2003

Dominique Devriese <dominique.devriese at student.kuleuven.ac.be> writes:

>> In general, they are released when all of Boost is ready.  I think
>> it would be a *really* good idea for Boost to do at least one minor
>> version release shortly after any major version release.  Now that
>> we have a reasonable testing strategy it should be relatively easy.
>> Boost 1.30.0 went out with several bugs IIRC.
>> Until we get our act together, I would suggest you supply people
>> with a Boost patch.  Use "BOOST_DEDUCED_TYPENAME" instead of
>> "typename" so you don't break VC6.  Sorry,
> A fixed release would be great indeed.  In the mean time, I'm going to
> provide the patch as you suggest, although it's far from a perfect
> solution of course..

What does everybody think about doing a 1.30.1 release "RSN?"

I don't think there's much to it, unless people have been checking
things into the 1.30 branch unintentionally.

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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