Subject: Re: [boost] Git Modularization Ready for Review
From: Daniel Pfeifer (daniel_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-05-14 11:13:00
2013/5/13 JÃ¼rgen Hunold <jhunold_at_gmx.eu>
> Hi Dave,
> On Saturday, 4. May 2013 12:08:22 Dave Abrahams wrote:
> > Hi All,
> > After substantial work, including massive changes by me and Daniel
> > Pfeifer to KDE's svn->Git conversion tool, we have captured every Boost
> > SVN commit in a Git repository.
> Thanks for the work. Having done CVS -> svn myself, I really appreciate
> > You can view the results at
> > http://github.com/boostorg
> > http://bitbucket.org/boostorg
> I have some questions concerning the Boost.Build conversion.
> The repository at
> contains a "buildv2" directory containing the Boost.Build .jam files and
> "jamsrc" directory containing the c sources.
It seems the path seperators got lost. I think I fixed that problem, the
conversion is currently rerunning.
The original idee from Volodya was to completely remove the "v2"
> and put everything current in "tools/build/v2/" in the toplevel directory.
> would expect the contents of "tools/build/v2/" in the toplevel directory,
> especially the c sources in their new location "engine".
Yes, I remember.
> I have scanned the conversion rules but can not find the relocation
> information. Can you please take a look at this as this seems gone wrong
Probably. We wanted to make sure that no commit is lost.
> The other idea would be to keep the "v2" directory for now and move
> thing up vai git after the conversion.
Another option would be to create a second repository "build2".
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