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Re: OK to update Boost defaults?



"Steve M. Robbins" <steve@sumost.ca> writes:
> So, three questions:
>
> 1. Is it appropriate to change boost-defaults now (from a transitions
>    point of view)?

No. We are currently trying to work out the hdf5 and ghc6 transitions
and have enormous buildd backlogs on mips*, making a binNMU campagain
for long-building packages (and let's face it, most of boost users take
more than a few seconds to build...) a problem right now.

> 2. If so, is it a problem to have boost-defaults point to a version
>    not yet in testing?

Yes, this could complicate matters.

> 3. If so, would you advise waiting for 1.42 to transition, or
>    to update to 1.41 now then update to 1.42 when it does transition?

No, please switch to 1.42 directly.

Marc
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