Subject: Re: [boost] One thing at a time: let's move to Git
From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-01-31 17:15:05
On Mon, Jan 31, 2011 at 2:53 PM, John Wiegley <johnw_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> Mathias Gaunard <mathias.gaunard_at_[hidden]> writes:
>> I think there is already a non-modularized version of Boost on git
>> somewhere. What else needs to be done?
> Mathias, I'm currently working on a conversion to Git that faithfully
> preserves *all* past history. The current boost-svn.git mirror out there on
> the Net does not do this, and so is not sufficient for us to move to in my
> I'll post here when I get closer; I'm about 95% complete with the process,
> which directly rewrites Subversion dump files into their corresponding Git
> objects, paying especial care that no change is lost from any revision's set
> of transactions.
This work John is doing is important. It might well mean a higher
quality conversion to Git.
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