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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 14:14:34

On Sun, Feb 13, 2011 at 12:37 PM, Hartmut Kaiser
<hartmut.kaiser_at_[hidden]> wrote:

>> When it comes time to apply the changes to the Boost repo, I'm
>> applying the diffs locally and then committing. If Boost were using
>> Git, I'd send a "pull" request.
>> So far this whole experiment has been very reassuring. No problems and
>> everything worked instantly. There was almost no learning curve, since
>> I'd already been using Git and GitHub for awhile.
> Sure, as long as you deal with the git repository only, everything is fine.
> The problems start when you want to integrate your changes back into the
> Boost SVN repo, which is usually a plain PITA.

Agreed, but I'll wrap the diff/patch sequence in a script to make it easy.

Remember too that the point is to test Git and a modularized (or
unified, or whatever you want to call it) directory structure. So it
doesn't really matter that the last step is clunky; that's not what
I'm trying to get experience with.


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