Subject: Re: [boost] Subversion repository closing. Conversion to Git imminent.
From: Edward Diener (eldiener_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-11-22 18:09:26
On 11/22/2013 11:52 AM, Beman Dawes wrote:
> The Boost Steering Committee has given the final approval for the
> conversion from Subversion to Git, including the modularization of Boost
> library repositories.
> The Subversion repository will be closed for all changes to all branches,
> including the sandbox, Sunday, November 23 2013, 00:00 hours UTC. That's 8
> PM Saturday, US East Coast time, and 5 PM US West Coast time.
I believe that US East Coast time is 5 hours earlier than UTC, which
would make 7 PM and 4 PM Saturday the east coast and west coast times.
> Please make no svn commits after that time. We will be adding a pre-commit
> hook that prevents commits, but please do not wait for that becomes active.
> After svn is closed, the conversion will be run one last time, and then
> turned off. Then there is a week set aside for final validity checks,
> testing, and general scurrying around. When that is done, the boostorg repo
> on GitHub will open for business. If everything goes smoothly, it may take
> less than a week but if there are glitches it may take longer.
Can the boostorg repo on GitHub be pulled from at any time during that
week or is the idea to wait until everything has been verified first.
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