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December 2023

Wednesday December 6th: Boost 1.84.0 closed
Release closed for all changes.

Wednesday November 8th: Boost 1.84.0 release
Release posted for download.

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MySQL client library built on top of Boost.Asio.

Added in 1.82.0

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Boost 1.84.0 Release Candidate 1 is available

The first release candidates for the 1.84.0 release are now available at:

The SHA256 check-sums are as follows:

cc4b893acf645c9d4b698e9a0f08ca8846aa5d6c68275c14c3e7949c24109454 (boost_1_84_0_rc1.tar.bz2)

Published on 12/07/2023 by René Ferdinand Rivera Morell

Master Branch will close for the 1.84.0 release TOMORROW

Don’t forget your release notes, too!

— Marshall...

Published on 12/06/2023 by Louis Tatta

Master branch is now open for bug fixes

The master branch is now open for bug fixes and documentation changes.
Other changes by release manager permission, as described in

The next deadline: On December 6th, master closes for all changes.

As always, the calend…...

Published on 11/16/2023 by Louis Tatta

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