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Subject: Re: [boost] trunk vs release
From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-06-03 12:41:35

on Fri May 22 2009, "troy d. straszheim" <> wrote:

>> I also really worried about this header issue.
>> Volodya, thanks for the svn:externals suggestion. I'll try to learn more
>> about svn:externals so I can form an opinion.
> I said I was "out of ideas", but that was a little disingenuous. This is certainly
> one of many possible implementations, but I urge caution here. We've been using
> svn:externals for subproject management for a while, against the conventional wisdom.
> It makes merging even harder, can turn a large difficult-to-merge project into an
> impossible to merge project. You can end up needing to write tools to wrangle your
> externals.

Time for Git?

Dave Abrahams
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