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Subject: Re: [boost] [Git] Moving beyond arm waving?
From: Steven Watanabe (watanabesj_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-02-03 16:11:51


On 2/3/2011 1:00 PM, Belcourt, K. Noel wrote:
> I haven't been following this closely so ignore if you've already
> discussed / decided this.
> I'd much prefer to leave the repo structure unchanged and migrate
> directly into git "as is". Restructure the repo into submodules after
> we've made the transition to git. It will be much easier to restructure
> the repo with everything already in git. There's two upsides, we lose no
> commit history and it only perturbs one aspect at a time (first give
> people chance to use same repo layout using new tool, followed by a
> restructure of the repo into submodules using the new tool). I worry
> about perturbing too many variables at once.

The disadvantage is that both are liable to cause
massive disruption. I'd rather get it all over
with at once, so I can get on with the things
I actually care about.

In Christ,
Steven Watanabe

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