Subject: Re: [boost] [regression] OK to merge? Should tools/regression be a submodule?
From: Daniel James (daniel_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-01-02 14:43:34
On 2 January 2014 18:54, Edward Diener <eldiener_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> On 1/2/2014 11:24 AM, Beman Dawes wrote:
>> On Thu, Jan 2, 2014 at 10:29 AM, Daniel James
>>> On 2 January 2014 14:50, Beman Dawes <bdawes_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>>>> * Should tools/regression be a submodule?
>>> Should it be part of the boost tree? Since it downloads boost into a
>>> subdirectory, it looks like something that exists outside of the tree.
>> Good point. The same might be true of several other tools, like
> I do not see why a tool which manipulates the Boost tree totally outside of
> git should not be part of the Boost tree. One thing ( manipulating the Boost
> tree in some way ) does not preclude the other ( being part of the tree ) in
> my mind. Clearly the Boost tree can be changed locally outside of what git
> does in regard to version control.
Nothing is precluded, but separating things makes life easier. Is
there a reason why it needs to be part of the tree?
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