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Subject: Re: [boost] Library devs only: Boost v2.x distro design questions
From: Stefan Seefeld (stefan_at_[hidden])
Date: 2018-10-24 19:23:57

On 2018-10-24 03:21 PM, Niall Douglas via Boost wrote:

>> A quick comment upfront: I'm not entirely sure what you mean by "distro"
>> in your below questions. I have "project", "repository", "release",
>> "package" in my ontology. Can you relate "distro" to that ? (I'll wait
>> with my answers to make sure I understand the meaning of your questions.)
> Distro = Distribution.

Yeah, I've heard the term. :-) I just don't know what you mean by it !

> So, specifically, an archive or bundle or git master repo SHA stamp of
> specific versions of libraries known to work well together.
> In other words, a tarball, a ZIP archive etc, though you don't actually
> need that, a git clone of a specific tag in a git master repo is sufficient.

Isn't that what we normally call a "release" ? (So if you have a reason
for not wanting to use the term, can you elaborate what the difference is ?)


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