Creating a new library from an existing Git repository

Once a new library has been accepted via the formal review process, changes indicated by the review are made, and it time to set up a repository for the library in the GitHub account.

Before you start, please review the Modular Boost Overview. If your library's repository branch or directory organization is markedly different from Boost's usual conventions, you probably want to reorganize your current repository before transferring it to That is usually easier for you to do in your own account's repository.

Transferring a library that already has a GitHub repository

The simplest way to move your newly accepted library into's GitHub repository is to use the GitHub transfer mechanism so that your whole repository, including history, branches, issues list, wiki, and other bits and pieces get moved.

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