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From: Jonathan Wakely (jwakely.boost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2020-04-17 13:53:00

I've once again got lost trying to find how to check out Boost from Git.

I started at and (after some missteps) went to which tells me

"Details of the git repositories are on the Boost wiki."

That takes me to a page with about 20 links. Eventually I decided that
the 13th one is the one I want:
Getting Started with Modular Boost

That takes me to a page that says:
"This page is superseded by Please help
migrate the rest of the old wiki !"

But when I go to that page it says:
"The Boost Wiki is at:"

So I go there instead, which has nothing about Git.

The "Getting Started" page has a link to "Getting Started with Modular
Boost Library Development using Git" right at the very bottom, and the
"Getting Started - Using Git" link in the sidebar takes me to a
different page with very generic Git info (not specific to Boost), and
again, near the bottom, is the "Getting Started with Modular Boost
Library Development using Git" link. So I click that and ...

I'm back in Trac, at
I don't care bout Boost's use of Git Flow. I don't care about your
branching policy, I want to check out the repo!

It turns out that on the front page of I should have clicked the "Cheat
Sheet" link in the sidebar:

Could you please make that easier to find from

It seems to me that
should just link straight to that cheat sheet, or to another page with
the correct git submodule commands for checking out the repo.

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