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Subject: Re: [boost] Request for a new submodule, tools/depinst
From: Rene Rivera (grafikrobot_at_[hidden])
Date: 2016-11-11 13:26:56

On Fri, Nov 11, 2016 at 1:18 PM, Peter Dimov <lists_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> Rene Rivera wrote:
> It seems like overkill to create yet another repo for one script.
> Yes but... separating necessary Boost parts into independent
> (non-submodule) repos never felt right to me. IMO regression needs to be a
> submodule as well. A recursive clone of Boost should give one everything
> that is needed.

Needed for what? And by whom?

> And it does make sense to version the regression tools with the rest.


wgetting a random version rubs me the wrong way. Test results should be
> reproducible.

Hmm.. Are you saying that getting an old version of the regression tools
that "matches" a particular checkout of the libraries at some point in time
should always work and be a measure of reproduction?

In other words, I think that CI/testing should acquire the necessary
> scripts by
> git submodule update --init --depth 1 tools/regression
> instead of by wget.

How would you bootstrap that?

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