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Subject: Re: [boost] [git] Some questions on Git transition
From: Dave Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-08-25 23:51:28

on Sat Aug 24 2013, Daryle Walker <> wrote:

> From: dave_at_[hidden]
>> Boost libraries will be officially developed under Git. People can use
>> bridges or other tools to develop if they like, but Git is going to be a
>> requirement for Boost libraries going forward.
> For these questions, I'm talking about a prototype Boost library, kept
> on a Git repository, a non-Git repository (e.g. Subversion or
> Mercurial), or winging it on the authors' hard drives. But the first
> version of a new approved library will be copied over to our GitHub
> site as a new module without transferring any history (if it was from
> Git or another SCM)? Daryle W.

The author is free to transfer as much or as little history as he
likes. Also, we plan to conduct reviews against a known revision of a
GitHub repository, so there will be continuity between the reviewed
library and the one that ends up "in Boost."

Dave Abrahams

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