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From: Doug Gregor (dgregor_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-07-27 16:11:07

On Jul 27, 2007, at 3:59 PM, Robert Ramey wrote:

> Doug Gregor wrote:
>> === Timeline ===
>> At 8:00 AM EDT on Tuesday, July 31, we will be cutting off access to
>> the current Boost CVS repository. The Boost Subversion repository,
>> mailing list archives, Boost Trac,, and anything else
>> hosted at OSL will also be unavailable during this time.
>> === What you should do ===
>> If you have any outstanding changes to Boost in your local CVS tree,
>> commit them before 8:00am EDT on Tuesday. Any changes to your local
>> CVS tree that have not been committed to CVS will be lost and will
>> have to manually be moved over Subversion. The Boost CVS repository
>> will not be reopened.
> Does this refer to the whole CVS tree - HEAD and release branches?

Yes, the entire CVS repository will be migrated to Subversion.

> I would think we want to create the Subversion tree with RC 1_34_1
> - the
> latest
> release. And initiate the policy of creating changes on branches.
> The
> simplest?
> way to do this would be to make the subversion tree and check in
> the current
> release.
> Leave the CVS tree available for a while - at least for checkouts.
> Each
> developer can
> move his changes from CVS HEAD to his local CVS Tree, copy them to
> his local
> Subverison
> tree and then check them in on the appropriate library development
> branch.

No. The only way to make this change properly is to migrate
everything to Subversion in one big step, then move forward from
there. Having two repositories available is a recipe for confusion.

        - Doug

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