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Subject: Re: [boost] [convert] How to promote it from 'develop' to 'master'?
From: Daniel James (dnljms_at_[hidden])
Date: 2015-04-20 20:04:29

> On 4/20/2015 1:10 PM, Vicente J. Botet Escriba wrote:
>> Le 20/04/15 00:09, Vladimir Batov a écrit :
>>> Daniel James created an entry point for 'convert' in the Boost
>>> 'develop' branch and 'convert' has been sitting there for quite some
>>> time. Now that Boost 1.58.0 has been released I would like to have
>>> 'convert' promoted from 'develop' to 'master' so that 'convert' would
>>> make it to 1.59. Is there anything that *I* can/need to do to have an
>>> entry point created for 'convert' in the Boost 'master' branch?
>> Hi,
>> I would start a new thread and add you review manager. It is the review
>> manager that should check everything is okay.

The review manager should have approved it before it was added to
develop, release managers check that something is okay for release.

I'll take it a look at it soon-ish if no one else does first (although
it would be nice if someone else did). Give me a shout if I forget.

On 20 April 2015 at 20:38, Edward Diener <eldiener_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> My educated guess is that it would involve a fork of boostorg/boost, a local
> 'pull --rebase' from that fork, changes locally that add the library
> submodule to 'master' with the necessary commit, a 'push' back to the fork,
> and then a pull request so that it shows up at boostorg/boost and eventually
> gets merged into the superproject. I believe part of the local changes are
> also that status/jamfile.v2 has to be changed so that the library's tests
> are added to it.

When I do it, I usually just copy the changes over. I don't know why
you want to rebase.

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