Subject: Re: [boost] Git: maintaining super-project
From: Cox, Michael (mhcox_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-12-04 02:27:53
On Tue, Dec 3, 2013 at 11:35 PM, Vladimir Prus <ghost_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> On 04.12.2013 10:28, Vladimir Prus wrote:
> As far as I understand, you don't have to create pull requests for
>>> master and develop branches. The actual revision is pulled from
>>> submodules automatically as you check out the monolithic boost (the
>>> boostorg superproject). The pull requests might be needed during the
>>> release cycle, if you want specific last minute changes pulled by the
>>> release managers so that they get into release.
>> Well, the superproject has references to specific revisions of each
>> component. Or am I mistaken
>> on this part?
> Looks like I'm not. I did this:
> ghost_at_solid:~/Sources/boost-modular$ git checkout master
> M libs/program_options
> Switched to branch 'master'
> ghost_at_solid:~/Sources/boost-modular$ git submodule update --init
> Submodule path 'libs/program_options': checked out '
> This revision being checked out is what the current superproject repo
> specifies, which is 2 commits
> behind master of boostorg/program_options library.
> So, yes, without pull request, or manual updates, or some scripting,
> checking out the superproject
> will not get either 'master' or 'develop' state of all libraries.
The following should get you what your asking for, if I understand you
git clone --recursive -b develop https://github.com/boostorg/boost
git submodule foreach git checkout develop
Now I'm not sure that's what you need. You will get the latest changes
from each of the repositories, but what are the entrance criteria for
adding something to develop or master? Does it have to compile? Do all
the changes have unit-tests that pass?
I would assume the criteria for master would be more strict that develop,
e.g. all changes on develop for a repository have to build with the latest
changes on all the other repositories while changes on master have to also
pass all their unit-tests.
> - Volodya
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