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Subject: Re: [boost] [Git] Moving beyond arm waving?
From: Belcourt, K. Noel (kbelco_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-02-04 00:24:09

On Feb 3, 2011, at 8:47 PM, Emil Dotchevski wrote:

> On Thu, Feb 3, 2011 at 7:30 PM, Belcourt, K. Noel
> <kbelco_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> On Feb 3, 2011, at 8:08 PM, Vladimir Prus wrote:
>>>> - Beman suggests to play with git, using one library. That seems
>>>> OK.
>> I'd like to propose that we follow the Clang approach. Instead of
>> playing with one Boost library converted to git, let's convert the
>> entire SVN repo in it's current structure to git, and publicly
>> maintain it by adding an SVN post-commit hook to run 'git svn
>> fetch' following each SVN commit to bring the git repo up to date
>> (or update the git mirror every few hours via cron).
>> I'm happy to offer resources to establish and maintain a git mirror
>> if that would help.
> This may be a dumb question, but if a group of developers wants to
> collaborate using git, do they really care if in the end they push to
> a git or a svn repository?

Probably not. I made the proposal in the spirit of experimenting and
public access to a live git mirror, which might help people better
understand the pros and cons of a migration to git.

-- Noel

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