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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: Cox, Michael (mhcox_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-12-11 02:36:35

On Tue, Dec 10, 2013 at 10:35 PM, Vladimir Prus <ghost_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> On 11.12.2013 09:25, Ahmed Charles wrote:
>> Unfortunately, as it stands, you seem willing to unilaterally and
>> knowingly inconvenience everyone with a git clone of boost
> I am not sure it's obvious, but git transition is not done. Anybody with a
> git clone of boost today shall expect much more
> entertainment than a need to 'git reset' a single module. And, BTW,
> technically I can rewrite the history without a single
> forced push.
> How could rewriting the history be done without a forced push? Just so I
can avoid accidentally doing that.

My understanding is that all git commits are cryptographically linked with
the SHA numbers so that if you have a SHA number for a commit, you are
guaranteed that commit and all the ones in its history are the same for you
and any one else looking at them.


- Volodya
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