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 <dave-AT-boostpro.com> 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
>> 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 (https://github.com/ryppl/Boost2Git/pulse). 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
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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