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

Dominique Devriese dominique.devriese at student.kuleuven.ac.be
Tue Jul 15 20:58:05 CEST 2003

David Abrahams writes:

> 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.

If I might ask another thing:
Would it be possible to include this patch too in the new release ?


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