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Subject: Re: [boost] [git] boost + git flow
From: Peter Dimov (lists_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-01-22 11:50:31

Oliver Kowalke wrote:
> does boost follows the git-flow schema,


> e.g. merging the changes from branch develop into master is not required
> by the library developer (this is done by the release manager)?!

No, merging from submodule:develop to submodule:master is done by the
library developer. Every such merge, per git-flow, is considered a stable
library (submodule) release (not a Boost release). Boost releases and
superproject merges are done by the release managers based on the submodule
master branches. If a submodule never merges to master, the changes to it
will never appear in a Boost release (as was the case in the old SVN days).

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