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From Jan Iversen <jancasacon...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: getting a svn2git mirror Git repository (read-only for now)
Date Sun, 06 May 2018 10:11:52 GMT


> 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.

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


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