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Subject: Re: [boost] [git] [conversion] Schedule and remaining showstoppers?
From: Niall Douglas (s_sourceforge_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-10-22 22:54:45

On 22 Oct 2013 at 19:16, Dave Abrahams wrote:

> >> Never gonna happen. The filesystem structure is changed, and there's no
> >> reason to expect commits in ancient history to build.
> >
> > I didn't know that was now the case. For reference, I absolutely
> > agree with this decision, but may I ask a stupid question: why now
> > bother converting any history at all if historical checkouts are no
> > longer viable?
> The list demanded it.
> [snip]
> We tried to do that. We even had a solution for people who wanted to
> graft on an accurate SVN history. It didn't fly.

Jeesh. Those people owe you and Daniel a very large and shiny


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