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Subject: Re: [boost] [Conversion] Ready to turn off write access to svn?
From: Steven Watanabe (watanabesj_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-11-20 12:22:31


On 11/20/2013 08:54 AM, Jim Bell wrote:
> On 2013-11-20 7:41 AM, Beman Dawes wrote:
>> ...
>> Right.
>> The key steps are:
>> * Closing svn for commits. Of course the svn repo will be preserved for
>> historical purposes.
>> * Shutting down the conversion process, so that the boostorg GitHub repos
>> are no longer being overwritten.
>> * Opening the boostorg GitHub repos for use.
>> Each of these steps is preceded by some inspection and testing, and
>> will be
>> announced on the Boost list.
> What impact does this have on regression testers? Do the regression
> scripts handle everything, or do testers need to take some action?
> (E.g., installing git.)

The regression scripts don't necessarily need git.
There's an option to download a tarball from, instead. However, the regression
scripts don't currently have any support for git
at all.

> I suggest posting to the boost-testing list to give a the testers what
> they need to know (and a heads-up). I don't follow this list closely,
> and just happened to come across this post.

In Christ,
Steven Watanabe

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