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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-12-29 10:55:38

Peter Simons <simons_at_[hidden]> writes:

> Joel de Guzman writes:
> > Can you suggest a practical solution?
> Not really. "Import"ing the sources from the main CVS repository into
> the copy at is the only suitable solution, really. Doing the
> "import" will probably work just fine in 99% of the cases, and in
> those where it does not, someone will have to resolve the problems
> manually. There's not much we can do about that, if we'd like to keep
> the repositories separated.
> Another approach would be to have _one_ repository, probably at
> in this case, and to use separate branches for "current"
> development and for the main tree. Merging from one branch to another
> is simpler and more reliable within CVS. Although effectively, the
> problems are pretty much the same.
> We could simplify things by asserting that all commits occur _only_ in
> the main repository through a commit filter. (That's what I do with my
> mirrored CVS trees.) Whether that's a suitable solution or not is a
> political question, though. :-)

I did most of the Boost.Python v2 development that way, and it worked
pretty well.

                       David Abrahams
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