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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-08-04 00:13:37

on Fri Aug 03 2007, Rene Rivera <> wrote:

> David Abrahams wrote:
>> on Fri Aug 03 2007, Rene Rivera <> wrote:
>>> NOTE: This is not question about the whole testing & release management
>>> stuff on that /other/ thread.
>>> Since I'm going to be mucking about with Buildbot this weekend I'm
>>> wondering about where to put things in the SVN repo. Instead of
>>> continuing to shove stuff into the boost-root/tools tree, I'd rather
>>> move some of the testing infrastructure tools onto their own tree as we
>>> did with the beta web site. The goal, as with the web site, is to make
>>> it easier to develop without getting in the way of the release content.
>>> In particular because like the web site, testing doesn't follow the same
>>> release schedule as the libraries. The obvious location I have in mind
>>> is a top level testing dir, with subdirs as needed:
>>> svn/testing
>>> svn/testing/buildbot
>>> svn/testing/reports
>>> ...
>>> Thoughts?
>> If we're going to go that way, let's move all of tools/ at once. I
>> suggest you stick your stuff under tools/ until we do that. It
>> doesn't make sense to scatter our tools, does it?
> OK, so svn/tools/testing/* for now. Only problem is that I don't have
> the permission to create such a top level directory in svn. I get:
> CHECKOUT of '/svn/boost/!svn/ver/38432/": 403 Forbidden...

I don't think I have the power to change that.

Doug, is the authz file in the repo someplace that the mods can have
r/w access to it? I've always thought the ideal arrangement would do
something like that, with a post-commit hook that updates the actual
authz file in use on the server.

Dave Abrahams
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