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Subject: Re: [boost] Review Queue Needs Attention
From: Vladimir Prus (vladimir_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-11-26 07:41:51

Tim Blechmann wrote:

>>>>>> (And a state not damned with faint praise like 'unstable' - which is perhaps
>>>>>> better described as 'likely_to_be_improved' rather than actively 'not stable').
>>>> The apache incubator might be a more appropriate inspiration than
>>>> Debian unstable.
>>> the current sandbox layout has the disadvantage, that single projects
>>> are present as sandbox/mylib, which do not run or compile on their own,
>>> but require a full set of the boost headers. in order to try out one
>>> sandbox library, you need to get the boost checkout/tarball and copy it
>>> to sandbox/mylib or vice versa ...
>> Just to clarify -- what is wrong with starting with checkout of 'main'
>> Boost tree, and then doing 2 "svn co" per any sandbox library you want
>> to try?
> not sure, whether i understand it correctly. if i check out trunk and
> sandbox/mylib to myboost/ ... then myboost would contain 2 independent
> svn checkouts ... does `svn diff' show the diff with trunk or with
> sandbox/mylib then?

"svn diff" without arguments will show difference in 'main boost'
"svn diff boost/mylib libs/mylib" will show the difference for the specified
library -- but this is probably obvious.

Is this a problem and what alternatives do you suggest?

- Volodya

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