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Subject: Re: [boost] [git] [modular boost] Switchover schedule proposal
From: Daniel Pfeifer (daniel_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-10-27 17:32:55

2013/10/27 Dave Abrahams <dave_at_[hidden]>:
> Antony Polukhin <antoshkka_at_[hidden]> writes:
>> - Can I merge and delete branches in GIT without affecting the whole system
>> stability (for example `conversion` library currently contains branches
>> like `filesystem_V3`)
> If you're a library maintainer, yes. The only branches that you must
> maintain for system stability are "develop" and "master." However, be
> aware that some branches in the Boost super-project repository may be
> referencing commits on your branches.

Do we need all those branches in the super-project?
If we drop everything but "develop", "master", and the release tags
from the super-project, then library maintainers could clean up their
repositories without being afraid of breaking something else.

Cheers, Daniel

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