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From: Douglas Gregor (doug.gregor_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-06-01 08:26:28

On Jun 1, 2007, at 1:29 AM, Ulrich Eckhardt wrote:

> On Wednesday 30 May 2007 22:29:05 Rene Rivera wrote:
>> [boost-svn]
>> boost
>> stable (full boost tree here)
>> devel (full boost tree here)
>> branches
>> my_branch (full boost tree here)
>> cmake_a (full boost tree here)
>> cmake_b (full boost tree here)
>> tags
>> boost_1_33_1 (full boost tree here)
>> boost_1_34_0 (full boost tree here)
> boost/stable would contain a copy of boost/tags/boost_1_34_0
> currently and
> both would be equal to what you get when you download the tarballs/
> zips,
> right?

At the moment that the release manager builds the tarball, they will
be identical. However, "stable" will evolve during releases, as we
move well-tested code from devel over to stable.

> Further, if I want to finally finish the port to Windows CE, admins
> could
> create a branch and assign commit-rights to me (I don't have them
> otherwise)
> so I don't have to use my company's private repository and so that
> everybody
> can see and contribute. When the code has been thoroughly tested,
> the changes
> can be merged into boost/devel. Is that one of the goals?

Yes, that's one of the reasons to use branches.

        - Doug

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