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Subject: Re: [boost] Git Modularization Review no vote heads-up
From: Jürgen Hunold (jhunold_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-05-20 14:41:45

HI Daniel.

On Monday, 20. May 2013 10:48:20 Daniel Pfeifer wrote:
> 2013/5/20 Dave Abrahams <dave_at_[hidden]>
> > on Sat May 18 2013, Vladimir Prus <> wrote:
> > > and at least Boost.Build should have its final layout.
> >
> > I think maybe I disagree.
> We definetly need to make some changes to the Boost.Build layout.

The question is, when to do them.

> Currently, we direct both "tools/build" and "tools/jam" to the "build"
> repository, then we want that repository to be a submodule in boost at the
> location "build".
> Hence, the directory "tools/build/v2" will appear as "tools/build/build/v2"
> which is not the same layout as in SVN.

Yes, this is clearly not what we want. But where does "tools/jam" come from?
It is not in the current svn layout anymore. Seems to be some v1 relict. Can
you investigate this?

> We could either use "tools/build" or "tools/build/v2" the root of
> repository "build". But we need to put the submodule at that exact location.
> Everything that is not matched (eg. jam/, index.html), can remain in the
> meta-repository "boost".

We wanted "tools/build" to contain the current "tools/build/v2" of svn. I
wonder if we should do the final move after the transition to git. Or just move
the files _now_ and adjust the toplevel scripts before the transition.

> Which one do you prefer?

Nevertheless +1 for "tools/build" from my side if this works smoothly.

The main culprit is that I don't even have a "tools/build" submodule at the



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