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Re: Proposal: Subversion Migration

From: Gregory John Casamento
Subject: Re: Proposal: Subversion Migration
Date: Sat, 22 Oct 2005 18:42:11 -0700 (PDT)


--- Adam Fedor <address@hidden> wrote:

> On 2005-10-18 18:36:23 -0600 Andrew Ruder <address@hidden> wrote:
> >> *'s hosting service has been nixed more or less by most.  I
> >   don't think that this is worth pursuing because of the overall
> >   negative response.
> > 
> I've think I've forgotten - why was nixed? The reason I ask is 
> that I talked to RMS and surprisingly, he's not opposed to us moving 
> the repository if we really want to, although he would prefer us going 
> to He does not like
> We should also talk about all the implications this might involve. For 
> instance, the current CVS archive at savannah will still be there, so 
> we have to inform people about that.

We could probably have savannah-hackers put something on the page saying that
"this project has been moved".

> Plus we can't say, 'just update from CVS' to everyone who has a 
> problem anymore. Most people won't have svn, even if they knew how to 
> do that stuff. We need to update things like the daily snapshots.
> I wonder if we could still mirror the repository on CVS? Either at gna 
> or savannah. Even if it is read-only.

We should probably just move to SVN outright.

> I'm still not sure I want to leave savannah, but they're so 
> understaffed, it seems like it could be a long long time before they 
> have a useful system working.

Quite true.

P.S. More complete email to follow...  I've got to go put the kids to bed. :)

Later, GJC

Gregory John Casamento 
-- CEO/President Open Logic Corp. (A MD Corp.)
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