Subject: Re: [boost] Git Modularization Review no vote heads-up
From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-05-09 10:40:31
On Thu, May 9, 2013 at 9:46 AM, Bjørn Roald <bjorn_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> On Thu, 2013-05-09 at 07:43 -0400, Beman Dawes wrote:
>> 2) The procedures described in
>> https://svn.boost.org/trac/boost/wiki/TryModBoost need to be updated,
>> the dependency on CMake needs to be removed, and the procedures need
>> to work.
> I tried to check this out, I think Steven Watanabe did some test with a
> modification to b2 to automate this. So my intention was to look for it
> and possibly try it or ping Steven.
> However trying the steps posted on the wiki seems to fail on the
> git submodule update --init
> There is no .gitmodules file in the top directory modular-boost master
> branch HEAD, so I guess there is no way git submodule know what and
> where to fetch from. It silently completes as there is nothing to do.
> There must be something that is disconnected here.
Yes, and that's part of why I'm concerned. The modularization of the
individual libraries is now working nicely with full history for all
branches, but the modular-boost master hasn't been handling submodules
for quite a while now.
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