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Subject: Re: [boost] [git-help] Status?
From: Dave Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-07-11 05:42:33

on Sat Jul 06 2013, Dave Abrahams <> wrote:

>> I started looking at making the final minor set of changes to the
>> regression testing scripts to have the option of testing the modular git
>> version of the boost super-project. Unfortunately it now seems that the
>> super-project no longer has *any* of the references to the library
>> sub-projects. Me not being able to get this work done now is rather
>> annoying as it likely means that the testing will not be ready early in the
>> 1.55 release cycle. Which is the release currently scheduled to switch to
>> git.
>> What is the status of the git transition?
> Sorry for the inconvenience. The garbled results we were getting a
> little while back led us to analyze what the tool we were using was
> doing, and we realized the logic we inherited in that codebase was just
> wrong. So we've been rewriting the guts of that tool mostly from the
> ground up ([1] Now the
> contents of the inidividual repositories look basically sane.
>> When will the Boost release team be able to start working on the switch?
> Porting the submodule logic that I had already added to the inherited
> codebase is the touch I hope to put on it this week (maybe even over the
> weekend).

This is now done and submodules are back. It should be possible to
resume work on the testing.

Thanks for understanding,

Dave Abrahams

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