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Subject: Re: [boost] Request for a new submodule, tools/depinst
From: Daniel James (dnljms_at_[hidden])
Date: 2016-11-11 14:31:08

On 11 November 2016 at 19:19, Peter Dimov <lists_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> - cd ..
> - git clone -b $TRAVIS_BRANCH --depth 1
> boost-root
> - cd boost-root
> - git submodule update --init --depth 1 tools/regression

The super project is constantly changing, so that's no more
reproducible than downloading a script. It also doesn't work for pull
requests and is excessive boilerplate.

If you're worrying about a script changing, could download from a
version specific URL. Could also pass a git reference to get a
specific version of the super project (although I just download a
stable release).

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