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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] What is the proper workflow to fork library, test, and pull request?
From: Tal Lancaster (tal.lancaster_at_[hidden])
Date: 2017-05-25 17:10:37

> On May 25, 2017, at 12:06 PM, Steven Watanabe via Boost-build <boost-build_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> On 05/25/2017 10:46 AM, Tal Lancaster via Boost-build wrote:
>> What is the expected workflow to be able to fork a library, build and test it, and then do a pull request against my changes? Is this written up anywhere? So far I haven’t stumbled across it.
>> I am familiar how to do this for a normal GitHub repository. But I have run into a number of false starts.
>> Forked date_time, but I was manually building it and a few of its tests.
>> cloned the boost super repo (which did give me everything). But it isn’t a fork.
>> Forked boost super repo and cloned forked repo (as I would in a normal project). But it is missing almost everything.
>> Steven has pointed out how to go about testing part. So I think the missing piece is what is the proper way to clone so I will have what I need to be able to build and test a particular library and then perform a pull request?
> - clone the superproject
> - fork date_time
> - checkout your fork of date_time inside
> the date_time submodule of the superproject.

Ah, so I just replace the superproject’s date_time with the forked clone. Got it.



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