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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: Niall Douglas (ndouglas_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-05-29 11:52:35

> > I think the GIT team should make a decision NOW about whether GSOC
> > students should use GIT or not.
> > I think I'm against this, on the grounds that there is a lot to go
> > wrong, and much critical students Google-time, especially with those
> > who may be even ranker amateurs than me ;-)
> +1
> > Unless there is a firm commitment from the GIT team to support
> > students using GIT, then I think they should stick to boost-sandbox
> > and do things "the old way".
> > Views from the GIT team?
> > Paul
> ...Or their mentors!
> I'm mentoring a project and I'm a total, absolute git-beginner (used it,
like, only
> sporadically for one small repo).
> Is there any way to send git newbies like me and my student to the
sandbox, at
> least one more year?

GSoC Boost.AFIO lives at but will auto
mirror itself into Boost Sandbox once Paul registers for Boost SVN commit

If there's interest on how I configured this, do let me know.


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