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Subject: Re: [boost] [config][predef] Is it OK for boost.config to depend on boost.predef?
From: Daniel James (dnljms_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-05-29 10:23:03

On 29 May 2014 14:05, Andrey Semashev <andrey.semashev_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> On Thu, May 29, 2014 at 4:52 PM, Daniel James <dnljms_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> On 29 May 2014 12:59, Beman Dawes <bdawes_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>>> Also, Git says you merged the new version of <boost/detail/endian.hpp> to
>>> master on 9/9/13, and merged libs/predef develop to master on 1/2/14. What
>>> am I missing?
>> The predef master branch isn't a continuation of the subversion
>> release branch, we switched to the original git branch a while ago, so
>> the histories of the two repos aren't going to be in sync (this was
>> agreed long before the git conversion, so no complaining please).
>> Checkouts of old versions of the superproject will be, so if you want
>> to look at historical versions, that's the place to look. This is
>> actually the case in general as some modules have done fast-forward
>> merges to master, so you can't tell when a change was merged to
>> release, only when it was first committed.
> I think there's misunderstanding.

I was explaining why the history wrt. boost/detail/endian.hpp appears
inconsistent, and was only responding to the part of the email that I
quoted. I don't know anything about the current state of predef, so I
wouldn't comment on that.

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