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Subject: Re: [boost] [Git] Are past releases tagged somehow?
From: John Maddock (boost.regex_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-04-23 14:12:45

>> Is there a way to identify and checkout past releases from Git? I couldn't
>> find anything on the Wiki?
> There do seem to be git tags corresponding to releases:
> $git fetch --tags
> ...
> $ git tag | tail
> boost-1.49.0
> boost-1.49.0-beta1
> boost-1.50.0
> boost-1.50.0-beta1
> boost-1.51.0
> boost-1.52.0
> boost-1.53.0
> boost-1.54.0
> boost-1.54.0-beta1
> boost-1.55.0
> Remote tags aren't fetched by default, so you might need to run "git
> fetch --tags" to be able to refer to them.

Got them - there's no need to do the git fetch unless you want to use
git checkout to switch to the tag. Otherwise:

git clone -b boost-1.54.0 --recursive git_at_[hidden]:boostorg/boost.git

Seems to do the job.

Thanks! John.

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