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Subject: Re: [boost] SVN, branches and sandbox (Was: Review Queue Needs Attention)o
From: Vladimir Prus (vladimir_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-12-11 11:18:38

Tim Blechmann wrote:

>> So, it appears we've arrived at the following list of issue with the
>> current official arrangement.
>> - sandbox is physically different SVN repository,
>> - handling cross-dependencies between sandbox libraries require full
>> branches, as opposed to just boost/X + libs/X layout
>> - getting SVN access is hard (in your opinion)
> actually, i am not interested in using the sandbox svn for development
> ... so i don't care how hard it is to get an svn account ...
>> - git makes you, personally, more productive
> among other issues, because subversion doesn't support local branches
> and subversion's `svn merge' is nowhere near the power of `git merge'
> (not to speak of `git rebase')

I guess these are points that are hard to discuss without getting into
highly subjective matters like which features of merge operation are
important — not to mention that such matters are offtopic here.

>> Is that correct understanding?
> more or less :)

Thanks, then I've learned what I wanted to know.

- Volodya

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