[cctbxbb] Not wishing to raise this again but...

markus.gerstel at diamond.ac.uk markus.gerstel at diamond.ac.uk
Thu Jun 16 04:52:26 PDT 2016


I'm don't really mind whether we do submodules or not, as long as bootstrap will be able to deal with older git versions that do not support submodules. If we got the development history of these modules, say ccp4io, I would be happy to convert them to git, too.
It forms part of a larger debate if we want to merge modules such as ccp4io into the cctbx repository, or break them apart - for example I suspect eg. xfel could move into a separate repository. Again I can offer to merge the histories and/or separate projects. But these decisions are above my paygrade.


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From: cctbxbb-bounces at phenix-online.org [mailto:cctbxbb-bounces at phenix-online.org] On Behalf Of Luc Bourhis
Sent: 16 June 2016 12:29
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Subject: Re: [cctbxbb] Not wishing to raise this again but...

> On 16 Jun 2016, at 13:16, Marcin Wojdyr <wojdyr at gmail.com> wrote:
>> As for boost, SCons and ccp4io, I guess you propose to just 
>> incorporate their whole directory tree in one single commit
> I don't have an opinion here. Submodule are fine. Do you mean making 
> git repositories for these three projects and adding them as 
> submodules?

Boost has already an official git repository but SCons does not.  So for SCons, the git submodule solution would indeed require creating git repositories. What about ccp4io? There is no official git repo, is there?

Just to make it clear what I meant with “one single commit”: copy the whole SCons directory at the top of the cctbx hierarchy, then “git add scons” and then “git commit”.

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