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Subject: Re: [boost] [Git] Boost Filesystem now has public GitHub repository
From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-02-13 11:48:26

On Sun, Feb 13, 2011 at 11:41 AM, Daniel Larimer <dlarimer_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> On Feb 13, 2011, at 11:15 AM, Beman Dawes wrote:

>> So that the development environment will be identical to the current
>> SVN trunk, I setup my local filesystem trunk repository using a little
>> script:
>> svn export %BOOST_TRUNK% fs-trunk
>> cd fs-trunk/libs
>> rm -r filesystem
>> git clone git_at_[hidden]:Beman/filesystem.git filesystem
>> cd ..\boost
>> del filesystem.hpp
>> rm -r filesystem
>> mklink filesystem.hpp ..\libs\filesystem\include\boost\filesystem.hpp
>> mklink /d filesystem ..\libs\filesystem\include\boost\filesystem
>> The effect is to export the SVN trunk, then replace libs/filesystem
>> with a git clone of the public repository. boost/filesystem is
>> replaced with a symlink to libs\filesystem\include\boost\filesystem
> This is almost exactly what I was proposing earlier, with the exception that your
> script would be handled by bjam.

Since it only has to be done once, on initial setup, there didn't seem
to be much motivation for anything other than a simple script.



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