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From sebb <seb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: getting a svn2git mirror Git repository (read-only for now)
Date Sun, 06 May 2018 10:30:21 GMT
On 6 May 2018 at 11:01, Hervé BOUTEMY <herve.boutemy@free.fr> wrote:
> 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

The layout will have to be changed before the Git mirror can be set up.

I think it's important to preserve the history.

> Perhaps we should wait for Domdev's projects site result before starting to do
> the job at Attic.

+1

> But at least, I think it can be useful to have a little discussion.
> WDYT?
>
> Regards,
>
> Hervé
>
>
> [1] https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/INFRA-16355

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