Subject: Re: [boost] [git-help] New libraries?
From: Dave Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-08-03 11:51:41
on Fri Aug 02 2013, Daniel James <daniel-AT-calamity.org.uk> wrote:
> On Fri, 2 Aug 2013, at 06:02 AM, Dave Abrahams wrote:
>> on Mon Jul 29 2013, Daniel James <daniel-AT-calamity.org.uk> wrote:
>> > Odeint is in the same situation, They've just been copying their files
>> > into subversion which I imagine is a bit of a pain. I believe the plan
>> > is just to switch the git submodule to their repo after conversion,
>> > which will hopefully work okay.
>> IIUC, we want the submodules in http://github.com/boostorg/boost to keep
>> pointing at repositories under http://github.com/boostorg/. However, it
>> should be easy to push new history to that repository.
> Sure. Maybe odeint and predef should have different names (maybe
> odeint-svn?), to indicate that they're not the final repo. Or do you
> want to have the disjoint histories in a single repo?
Yes; there's nothing at all wrong with that, and IMO it would be better
to have the actual history in there. Given the way the conversion
works, they might even turn out not to be totally disjoint.
-- Dave Abrahams
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