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Subject: Re: [boost] [git] Update submodules in boost.git
From: Tim Blechmann (tim_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-12-08 07:09:36

>> Actually, thinking about it some more, this doesn't look as a good
>> approach at all. First, the develop branch for the submodules becomes
>> unneeded by the superproject. Individual developers may use it at
>> their discretion but it doesn't matter in the big picture.
> And why is that a bad thing? The only purpose of the superproject is as
> a way of tracking releasable states of the whole library collection.

what about library dependencies? if lib X depends on a certain version
of lib Y? iiuc this information is stored in the superproject as well?
in a way i fear the modularized boost is not exactly bisect-friendly, or
does git-bisect traverse submodules?

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