Subject: Re: [boost] Live read-only GIT mirrors of Boost trunk SVN
From: Stefan Seefeld (stefan_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-05-04 15:00:48
On 05/04/2013 01:25 PM, Dave Abrahams wrote:
> on Sat May 04 2013, Stefan Seefeld <stefan-AT-seefeld.name> wrote:
>> it would be great if the sandbox could be converted quickly, so GSoC
>> students can use it ?
> We don't expect anyone to commit to https://github.com/boostorg/sandbox
> once the transition is complete. In fact, it would be good to stop now.
> Instead, people should use individual Git repositories.
OK, that makes sense. So sanbox projects become entirely independent
with the only dependency being some upstream boost version (which may
correspond to either a release or a development version).
>> It would be great if they didn't need to learn a thousand tools before
>> being able to focus on the project itself, and so having a
>> well-defined and -documented process to set things up and get started
>> would be very helpful.
> I don't know what you mean here, sorry.
Never mind. I was thinking of a mix of versioning tools used for sandbox
projects, boost trunk, etc., causing an unnecessarily steep learning
curve. But if individual projects are to be hosted separately anyhow,
that's much less of a concern (though it would still be useful to have
clear and up-to-date guidelines for directory layout, build system,
etc., to make it easier to merge to trunk should we ever get this far).
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