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Subject: Re: [boost] Git Modularization Review no vote heads-up
From: Dave Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-05-22 01:30:10

on Tue May 21 2013, Vladimir Prus <> wrote:

> On 21.05.2013 01:21, Bjørn Roald wrote:
>> do you have a plan for how the top level scripts can work in both the
>> svn and the git environments prior to transition if you change
>> tools/build/v2 to tools/build?
> Even with my limited bash-fu, that is perfectly doable.
>>>> > >Which one do you prefer?
>>> >
>>> >Nevertheless +1 for "tools/build" from my side if this works smoothly.
>> I propose to keep tools/build/v2 until all work is transitioned to git.
>> Then moving content of tools/build/v2 to tools/build is simple within
>> build submodule repository and the corresponding boost meta repository
>> can have modified top level scripts.
> To be honest, I don't trust git move (or lack thereof)

Well, there's nothing really we can do about that lack of trust. It's a
simple matter to move files in Git.

> and not really looking forward to spending an evening with company of
> 'git filter-branch'.

Why do you want to revise history?

> If an infrastructure for svn to git conversion is already developed,
> why not create the layout that is right?

How do you define "right?"

Dave Abrahams

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