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Subject: Re: [boost] [O/T git and workflows] A couple of questions
From: Daniel Pfeifer (daniel_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-03-15 10:46:22

2012/3/15 Beman Dawes <bdawes_at_[hidden]>:
> On Wed, Mar 14, 2012 at 5:54 PM, Dave Abrahams <dave_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> In my world there's no one central boost repo.  There's an "official"
>> repo for each individual project in Boost.
> I have a worldview that goes like this:
>     There's an "official" repo for each individual project in Boost.
>     There is also a central boost repo, but it contains only the relatively
>     few infrastructure files that apply to Boost as a whole, plus "references"
>     to the official repos for the individual projects. The exact form of the
>     "references" is immaterial to this world view, although certainly critical
>     to the mechanics of how the central repo is used.
> Is that just a slightly more detailed version of your worldview, or do
> you literally mean "no one central boost repo"? If you literally mean
> that, I'm lost. How would any person or process know what's a part of
> Boost?

They may get this information either from the Boost website or from
the organization view on github (

We may provide a tool that downloads all projects from this
organization and sets up the required infrastructure. There is no need
to keep this infrastructure in an additional repository.

cheers, Daniel

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