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Subject: Re: [boost] [GitHelp] varray (aka static_vector) to modular boost
From: Dave Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-02-01 12:46:44

on Fri Feb 01 2013, Andrew Hundt <> wrote:

> I'm trying to bring varray over to github with modular boost, but since we
> just moved it from static_vector to varray the history is split between two
> directories. I have been able to run git svn on each directory
> independently and then pull the static_vector one into the varray one on a
> separate branch. I then want to stack all the versions so that they are
> continuous, but I am not sure how to do this.
> my steps so far:
> git svn clone varray
> git svn clone varray2
> cp -a varray varray3 # backup
> # git pull command here that brings it into another branch
> Also, I'd be happy to take suggestions of better ways to accomplish
> this.

We are planning to move all of Boost's history using the same tool used
by KDE:

I think that method gives you all the control you need to get the result
you want. If it doesn't, please let us know.

We are presently working on combining this branch manifest:
with this module manifest:
to produce rules for the KDE tool described above.

> I've noticed that all the dates on repository
> changes are getting old and are up to nearly a month now, have
> the updates stopped working?

16 days == a little over two weeks. We've turned off the modularization
process run by subconvert while we make the transition to using svn2git.

Dave Abrahams
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