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Subject: Re: [boost] [git] [modular boost] Switchover schedule proposal
From: Daniel Pfeifer (daniel_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-10-29 08:44:55

2013/10/29 Andrey Semashev <andrey.semashev_at_[hidden]>:
> On Tue, Oct 29, 2013 at 4:15 PM, Daniel Pfeifer <daniel_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> 2013/10/29 Andrey Semashev <andrey.semashev_at_[hidden]>:
>>> On Tue, Oct 29, 2013 at 2:36 PM, Daniel Pfeifer <daniel_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>>>> About six years ago, some release tags were renamed from
>>>> release/Version_X_XX_X to release/Boost_X_XX_X. Renaming in svn is
>>>> performed by remove and add.
>>> Not quite. The added file/directory also has a property that tells
>>> where it originated from so that it is possible to track file
>>> moves/renames.
>> Correct, but that does not change the point I am making: We ended up
>> with two tags, where only one is desired.
> Doesn't Boost2Git handle moves? I.e. the old-named tags should appear
> deleted, shouldn't they?

Boost2Git does not delete branches/tags. When you delete a branch in
svn, it still exists in the history. But when you delete a branch in
git, it is truly gone. So we decided to keep all deleted branches.

As a post-processing, we delete all merged branches, ie. the result of
`git branch --merged`. Copied tags do not count as merged branches.

cheers, Daniel

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