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Subject: Re: [boost] trunk vs release
From: Vladimir Prus (vladimir_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-06-03 13:55:20

David Abrahams wrote:

> 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?

Last time I've checked, it has no externals support whatsoever.

- Volodya

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