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Subject: Re: [boost] git clone up
From: Christopher Currie (christopher_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-05-08 15:16:56

On Fri, May 8, 2009 at 10:37 AM, troy d. straszheim <troy_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> Yeah.  That the commit hashes are different is a big problem.   Brad King
> from Kitware is here at boostcon and is really good with git... he's shown
> me a Better Way to do this mirroring that enables one to git svn dcommit
> directly from the git clone.  When I've got this all grokked, I'll give
> notice here, put the new one up and take the old one down.

This is great to hear, I look forward to it.

>> While I don't hold out hope that Boost will move to Git anytime soon
>> (pretty please?), perhaps it's time that have an official
>> Git mirror, so that folks don't end up re-inventing the wheel? Or
>> nominate one of these two (that we know of) to be official?
> The thing would be to give it some exercise... I'd be glad to push/pull some
> changes to you to try everything out.  It'd be nice to see some kind of
> experimental megabranch with various vault code in it, like process and
> extension.

That'd be sweet. Let me know what I can do to help, I've got a gitosis
repo I can add you to for testing purposes.

> If things really work out well and we know exactly what we want, I think
> there is some chance that we'd be able to get the mirror put on the same
> physical machine as the svn repo, which has various advantages over polling
> the svn repo via the network.

Sounds perfect, thanks for the hard work to put this together.

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