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Subject: [boost] [git][iostreams] Forking without an established merge point
From: Bjorn Reese (breese_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-03-31 06:35:28

If I look at the develop branch of Boost.Iostreams then GitHub says that
"This branch is 253 commits ahead and 91 commits behind master".

It appears that Boost.Iostreams has not established a merge point
between master and develop as described in:

I am trying to fork Boost.Iostreams to create some patches for it.
Normally I would need to work off the develop branch (or a branch
originating from develop), but if I do so my pull-requests will include
the entire commit history of the component.

If I look at the network graph of Iostreams, it appears that everybody
else branches off the master branch.

How do I proceed?

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