Subject: Re: [boost] trunk vs release (svn:externals)
From: Sebastian Redl (sebastian.redl_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-05-26 12:12:08
Vladimir Prus wrote:
> Beman Dawes wrote:
>>>> Boost developers and release managers, OTOH, don't ever do project wide
>>>> merges. Instead, everything happens on a library by library basis. I would
>>>> expect merging a single library would be easier if its header files lived
>>>> entirely within the library's boost-root/libs/libname tree.
>>> Having libraries organized with nearby headers may be a better organization
>>> scheme and make some operations easier: agreed, we'll try it out. I'll
>>> maintain that whether or not to put these perhaps-better-organized
>>> directories on the ends of svn:externals is a different issue with long term
>>> Right now boost developers and release managers do single project switches;
>>> (modulo those who go to the trouble of using svnmerge.)
>> Didn't svnmerge become obsolete when Subversion added merge tracking?
> I don't think the server was upgraded.
It was. I'm using merge tracking in my own branch.