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Subject: Re: [boost] [git-help] Status?
From: Rene Rivera (grafikrobot_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-07-16 23:48:04

On Sat, Jul 6, 2013 at 8:24 AM, Dave Abrahams <dave_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> on Fri Jul 05 2013, Rene Rivera <> 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).
> And, believe me, I want to be done with this as much or more than
> anyone, so I'm going as fast as I can. If anyone would care to pitch
> in, we'd love to have you.

OK, got a chance to try a full checkout.. And ran into an infinite
recursion in dulwich while getting the geometry repo. It looks like
something is messed up with the mappings for that one. When I go look at it
on github directly I see duplicate "include" directories at the root <>.

> [1] Switching to C++11 and Ripping out all uses of Qt certainly
> has made the code a lot cleaner!

I bet.

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