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From Michael Ridley <>
Subject Re: SVN or GIT
Date Thu, 29 Aug 2013 02:51:29 GMT
This sounds like a good approach to me.

(Long time listener, first time caller - my understanding is that I can't vote but I can comment..,yes...?)

Michael Ridley
Sent from my mobile.
Pardon any spelling errors.

On Aug 26, 2013, at 2:41 PM, Christopher <> wrote:

> Since we're on git now... to avoid confusion like this in the future
> (not just from PMC/committers who may not have touched the code in
> awhile, but also from users looking for the source)...
> I think it would be useful to do what Thrift did, and replace the
> existing source branches in SVN with a README
> ( The SVN
> history will still be there, and people will still be able to
> reference tags, just like with thrift
> (
> I'm personally in favor of removing all of
> {trunk,branches,contrib,tags} with a README, but if people insist on
> {tags} remaining behind, I'd settle for replacing only the other
> three. (Technically, the tags are still there... at the version they
> were created... which is the only reliable way of referencing a tag in
> SVN anyway... so that's why I don't mind removing them in SVN HEAD).
> To make things easier on passers-by, we can document in the README,
> the last commit that occurred in SVN, and provide a viewvc link
> directly to that, and can also provide the svn command to check out
> that revision.
> Removing these paths from the SVN will help resolve any confusion
> about where our current development activity is taking place.
> --
> Christopher L Tubbs II
> On Wed, Aug 21, 2013 at 8:14 PM,  <> wrote:
>> Thanks Josh.
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Josh Elser" <>
>> To:
>> Sent: Wednesday, August 21, 2013 8:09:36 PM
>> Subject: Re: SVN or GIT
>> No, SVN is not an option for main Accumulo development.
>> The CMS site is still hosted on SVN, that's why the SVN info is still
>> there at all. It could possibly be trimmed some more -- I forget where I
>> left it.
>> On 08/21/2013 08:05 PM, wrote:
>>> Have not committed anything in a while. I read the GIT WIP wiki page. Is svn
still an option at this point, or do I need to move over to git. What's the latest?

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