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Subject: Re: [boost] [git] The any library does not pull cleanly because of a forced update on develop and master.
From: Edward Diener (eldiener_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-12-10 15:04:24

On 12/10/2013 11:42 AM, Vladimir Prus wrote:
> On 10.12.2013 20:36, Mathias Gaunard wrote:
>> On 10/12/13 16:45, Vladimir Prus wrote:
>>> As I've said on Boost.Build mailing list, such a policy or mechanism
>>> shall only be in effect after
>>> everybody reviews results of the conversion for real, and is happy with
>>> them. The conversion was,
>>> to a degree, rushed, so we need a time to fix issues before we declare
>>> we're really done with
>>> the transition to git and start playing by git rules.
>> Isn't that period over according to the planning?
>> There was a period for library authors to review the history migrated
>> to git.
> FWIW, during that period, I did express a preference for 'build'
> repository to have everything at
> top level, as opposed to 'v2' subdir.

Why can't you move it to the top level rather than have it at 'v2', then
commit the changes and push to develop ? Do you mean that your history
is lost in git for a file if you move it to another place in the
repository ? Being a git novice that's hard to believe.

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