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Subject: Re: [boost] Losing history (Was: [git] Boost.Build location_
From: Dave Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-12-27 16:54:54

on Thu Dec 27 2012, Beman Dawes <> wrote:

> On Thu, Dec 27, 2012 at 12:45 PM, Robert Ramey <ramey_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> Hmmm.. Let's suppose for a moment that the modularization effort
>> resulted in a repository which didn't include the current history.
>> There's no reason that the old SVN has to go way. I guess it
>> could be made read only.
> Of course! That's been the plan all along, just as we didn't blow away
> the old CVS repo when we switched to SVN.
> The point at which SVN becomes read-only has been shown on the
> schedule and on the action plan right from the start.
> See and
>> It would also be convienient that
>> the web browsing feature be re-enabled.
> Good point. The load on the IU server should be a lot less after we
> switch to GitHub.

There will also always be the GitHub browser usable on the converted
history repository.

Dave Abrahams
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