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Re: [AUCTeX-devel] Mirror of AUCTeX CVS repository for a recent version
Re: [AUCTeX-devel] Mirror of AUCTeX CVS repository for a recent version control system
Wed, 27 Feb 2013 10:52:30 +0100
2013/2/27 Tassilo Horn <address@hidden>:
> The migration to a modern VCS was delayed because Stefan Monnier's
> suggestion to put AUCTeX into emacs' elpa branch only. I like the
> suggestion, but I'm not really a help in migrating it there due to
> AUCTeX complex build process.
> Now, Emacs' elpa branch will be migrated to Git due to a longstanding
> bug in bzr. So things are quite in a flux. Not sure if/when there will
> be a final decision and an actual migration...
Imho any migration of a Bazaar repo to a Git one is a good idea ;-)
> I already created scripts for migrating the CVS repository to either Git
> or bzr. But those are for one-shot migrations, not for incremental
> updates thereafter. That requires some more infrastructure.
> If you want, I can send you the conversion scripts. Maybe you can add
> the incremental updates on top. Since the emacs elpa branch is
> switching to Git, I think we should use that, too.
I'm very interested in these scripts. Regarding the incremental
updates I could try my hand.
> A good thing about a read-only mirror is that we could test the
> conversion some time without it being important if the conversion was
Thanks for the detailed answer, Tassilo.