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From: Rene Rivera (grafikrobot_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-08-29 12:08:48

David Abrahams wrote:
> on Fri Aug 29 2008, Gennaro Prota <> wrote:
>> John Maddock wrote:
>>> However, once a library has matured to the point that the author
>>> would like it to become an official part of Boost, then they ask for
>>> a formal review of the code
>>> (, and generally
>>> also make a zip file available for download from the vault (just
>>> because it's more convenient for potential reviewers that way).
>> Just throwing out an idea: if (and I said "if" :-)) we agree to have
>> the sandbox as the one place for "incubation", would it be possible,
>> given the current Boost infrastructure, to provide something like
>> SourceForge's "Download GNU tarball" link?
> Do you mean, a way to download a .zip snapshot of any given subdirectory
> of the sandbox?
> It's certainly possible. Probably it should be a Trac plugin. Hmm, I
> wonder if such a plugin exists already.

I already implemented downloading a TGZ of any subtree in the SVN repo
as part of the regression testing. But I loath pointing it out to people
as it's something that if used frequently increases the burden on the
svn/web server.

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