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From Hervé BOUTEMY <herve.bout...@free.fr>
Subject Re: getting a svn2git mirror Git repository (read-only for now)
Date Sun, 06 May 2018 11:32:00 GMT
Le dimanche 6 mai 2018, 12:11:52 CEST Jan Iversen a écrit :
> > El 6 may 2018, a las 12:01, Hervé BOUTEMY <herve.boutemy@free.fr>
> > escribió:
> > 
> > I'd like to prepare a Git mirror of our Attic site svn repo: that would be
> > useful as a general contribution helper for people more used to Git than
> > svn (which happens more and more these times)
> > 
> > and this would prepare an eventual future switch to Git as read-write
> > canonical repo
> > 
> > from experience got when doing the same step at comdev for 3 sites [1],
> > getting the svn history may be harder than expected due to the fact that
> > we
> > don't have classical trunk/branches/tags
> > Perhaps we should wait for Domdev's projects site result before starting
> > to do the job at Attic.
> > 
> > But at least, I think it can be useful to have a little discussion.
> > WDYT?
> 
> I think it is a good idea, however we do not really need to transfer the
> history, attic is not comparable to a normal project, where I would do
> anything not to loose history. Apart from that, the svn continue to exist,
> so it is never lost, just not transferred.
+1 for Attic, it's more a nice to have than a strict must

since Comdev projects is learning (the hard way :) ), let's try to benefit from 
their experience: if it takes too much time, or even fails, it won't be too 
important for Attic

Regards,

Hervé

> 
> rgds
> Jan I.
> 
> > Regards,
> > 
> > Hervé
> > 
> > 
> > [1] https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/INFRA-16355



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