Subject: Re: [boost] [GitHub] Transferring a new library's repo to boostorg?
From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-08-13 10:12:03
On Wed, Aug 13, 2014 at 10:09 AM, Beman Dawes <bdawes_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> https://svn.boost.org/trac/boost/wiki/NewLibFromGit describes "Creating a
> new library from an existing Git repository". It seems to cover the case
> where the existing git repo isn't in the exact boost branch organizational
> structure required.
> The Boost Endian library is ready to be moved to boostorg on GitHub so it
> can be tested on develop, checked by release managers, and otherwise
> readied to be added to 1.57.0. It is already on GitHub and AFAIK has the
> usual boost branch and directory structure.
> GitHub has a mechanism to transfer a repo between users or organizations.
> This would seem the easiest and most direct approach for boost endian. Is
> there any reason not to give it a try, and if it works as advertized then
> add it to https://svn.boost.org/trac/boost/wiki/NewLibFromGit as an
> additional option?
See https://help.github.com/articles/how-to-transfer-a-repository for
details of how the transfer works.
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