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Subject: Re: [boost] [git] neglected aspects
From: Julian Gonggrijp (j.gonggrijp_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-02-08 09:37:38

Olaf van der Spek wrote:

> On Wed, Feb 8, 2012 at 7:30 AM, Steven Samuel Cole
> <steven.samuel.cole_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> ...
> I've never used git, but I have used bzr. Having worked with a dvcs,
> the disadvantages of svn become quite clear. Svn *might* be fine for
> personal (one dev) projects, but for bigger projects it's just not the
> right option.
> I can't think of any real downsides.

I found out that John Wiegley has been working on a faithful
conversion of the boost svn tree to git, see [1]. Is that effort still

Also, there has been a very interesting discussion on branching model
and release process, which seems to have started with [2]. Two
subthreads particularly interested me, i.e. the one starting in [3]
and another one starting just before [4] (especially the dialogue
between Vladimir Prus and Dave Abrahams).
This might have been mentioned before, but gitflow seems to be ideal.
See [5] for an explanation of the branching model and [6] for an
optional tool which automates workflows that adopt the model.



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