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Subject: Re: [boost] [git] neglected aspects
From: Dave Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-02-27 15:35:58

on Wed Feb 08 2012, Julian Gonggrijp <> wrote:

> 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
> ongoing?


> 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.


I hope we'll be using git-flow.

Dave Abrahams
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