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Subject: Re: [boost] [gsoc] Getting started with a repository (Was: Re: Live read-only GIT mirrors of Boost trunk SVN)
From: Daniel Pfeifer (daniel_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-05-29 11:18:22

2013/5/29 Christopher Kormanyos <e_float_at_[hidden]>

> > Ready? Shall we use as a common
> > place for all GSOC repositories?
> Actually, I'm kind of warming up to the idea.
> Getting all 7 GSoC projects in 7 repos at BoostGSOC
> would certainly leave a good impression and signalize
> that we are coordinated in GSoC. (And I believe we are).
> >> So, students can assume that users have boost installed on their
> >> machine in a standard location, and can set up a separate git
> >> repository for their project. Great.
> > Right! Please spare the students with complicated setup.
> Oh, I think I'm starting to get it.
> Do you mean that students make a git repo containing
> the new subset of Boost they are writing for GSoC.

Yes. However, I did not consider your use case with Boost.Math. This may be
more complicated.

And they are to equip this repo with the subset of
> Boost directories mirrored in git directory structure.

Not exactly. I really meant "students can assume that users have boost
installed on their machine in a standard location".
So you don't need to put any Boost files into your repository but your own

> Any mentor wishing to build this can include their
> local boost installation or trunk *plus* the repo of
> the student. Include both directories via compiler
> options, and building/testing is easy.
> Is this kind of what you are talking about?

Yes, that was my idea.

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