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From "Eric Lemings" <lemi...@roguewave.com>
Subject RE: svn commit: r574618 - in /incubator/stdcxx/trunk: README configure.bat generate.bat
Date Tue, 11 Sep 2007 22:53:40 GMT


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Martin Sebor [mailto:sebor@roguewave.com] 
> Sent: Tuesday, September 11, 2007 4:21 PM
> To: stdcxx-dev@incubator.apache.org
> Subject: Re: svn commit: r574618 - in 
> /incubator/stdcxx/trunk: README configure.bat generate.bat
> 
> Since this change affects a user interface to the library I think
> we should provide a migration path for the transition to the new
> interface. I suggest we keep generate.bat but make it a symbolic
> link to configure.bat and deprecate it so that it can be removed
> in 4.3.
> 
> Martin

Migration paths are almost always A Good Thing and I agree: a link is a
good idea.  However, I just want to point out that these Windows files
were only present in one whole release of STDCXX.  I doubt backward
compatibility is a serious hurdle in this particular case.  :-P

EBL

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