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Subject: Re: [boost] [modularization] Modularizing Boost (modularization)
From: Stephen Kelly (steveire_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-10-18 09:35:39

On 10/18/2013 03:33 PM, Daniel James wrote:
> On 18 October 2013 14:18, Stephen Kelly <steveire_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> Why all the branches? That seems to just add a lot of complexity as a
>> result of trying to do this after converting to git.
>> Why not create the functional_hash module now, before converting to git?
>> Then there are never two modules to keep in sync.
> I'd rather take on the entire burden of doing this, than put even a
> small portion of it on the modularization effort.

> This way they won't
> to deal with a module splitting, and won't have to work out how to
> deal with header files moving from one module to another.

I don't think that is hard for the tool.

> Chances are
> the functional_hash module's history would only go back to the
> creation of the module, which isn't what I'd want.

I don't see why it wouldn't go further back.

Maybe your opinion is based on misunderstandings.



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