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Subject: Re: [boost] One thing at a time: let's move to Git
From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-01-31 17:13:16

On Mon, Jan 31, 2011 at 5:14 AM, Daniel Pfeifer <daniel_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> Am Montag, den 31.01.2011, 10:26 +0100 schrieb Mathias Gaunard:
>> I offer we take one step at a time: let's simply move from svn to git,
>> and not do anything else.
> Doing one step at a time is a good idea. I think everybody agrees.
> Moving to git is a good idea too, in my opinion, but I don't think that
> everybody agrees! Further, the move to git is a rather big step.
> I think we first have to agree on a process. Then we need an approach
> that allows us to move one project at time. So that those comfortable
> with git may already make the move while the others may continue with
> svn.
> You are proposing three steps:
> 1. Move a bulk of 80 projects to git.

IIUC, Mathias was proposing moving all of Boost to git.

> 2. Migrate 80 projects to another build tool.
> 3. Modularize 80 projects.

Again IIUC, Mathias was proposing that we "not do anything else" at this time.

I've had the same thoughts recently. I've used Git enough to be
comfortable with the idea that Git is worth moving to regardless of
whether or not we make other changes.


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