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Subject: Re: [boost] [git] [conversion] Schedule and remaining showstoppers?
From: Paul A. Bristow (pbristow_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-10-22 04:44:54

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Boost [mailto:boost-bounces_at_[hidden]] On Behalf Of Niall Douglas
> Sent: Tuesday, October 22, 2013 12:05 AM
> To: boost_at_[hidden]
> Subject: Re: [boost] [git] [conversion] Schedule and remaining showstoppers?
> On 20 Oct 2013 at 20:43, Dave Abrahams wrote:
> i.e. why not flatten file history completely, and therefore make clones so very much quicker?
Right now
> my subgit conversion of Boost consumes about 800Mb. Eliminating most of that download would be
> useful. If people want to see and/or use history from pre-conversion, they can use the SVN repo.

Will this also mean that the very many links in docs to Trac #1234 fixed items will still work
without any changes?

I worry, ignorantly, that links won't after GIT conversion.


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