[build2] Feature Request: Build2 Work Tree

Klaim - Joël Lamotte mjklaim at gmail.com
Tue Dec 11 13:16:04 UTC 2018

On Tue, 11 Dec 2018 at 13:25, Boris Kolpackov <boris at codesynthesis.com> wrote:
> Klaim - Joėl Lamotte <mjklaim at gmail.com> writes:
> > Note that I am merely pointing the need, not implying build2's team
> > should make it. Tools are built over git for example, not by people
> > making git, and that makes sense as these tools often implement higher
> > level logic than git.
> Yes, the functionality you are describing seems to be as much about
> version control as about build management. Plus the exact actions
> and boundaries are still very fuzzy, at least to me. So it is probably
> best to at least start the prototyping stage as an external tool to
> get some clarity. At the same time, I am prepared to add any necessary
> lower-level functionality to bdep. Things like discovering all the
> initialized projects in a build configuration, etc.

Noted, I will try to prototype something in January (probably after
next build2 release) see where I need help from build2's commands.
As I'm in the context of real-world use cases for such tool I can
probably better clarify what's needed.


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