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From Eric Evans <>
Subject Re: Cassandra has moved to Git
Date Thu, 29 Dec 2011 15:18:02 GMT
On Thu, Dec 29, 2011 at 12:08 AM, Dave Brosius <> wrote:
> On 12/28/2011 02:55 PM, Eric Evans wrote:
>> While this is something we had talked about for ages, the actual
>> switch-over happened rather abruptly, and Cassandra's canonical
>> repository is now hosted in Git.
>> For instructions on getting started, see
>>  We've also started putting random
>> administrivia in the wiki at
>> The Github mirror ( hasn't been
>> seeing updates since the move, but that will be fixed at some point.
>> The important thing is that they share identical histories, so new (or
>> existing forks) are forward-compatible.
>> There are a few outstanding items being worked on (CI systems for
>> example), but if you notice something that's been missed don't
>> hesitate to speak up.  The website will be updated as soon as SVN is
>> unlocked.
>> There are also some matters of work-flow or process that we need to
>> hashed out.  For example, how do we handle reviews now?  Do we
>> continue to mandate/recommend/allow rebasing?
>> Thoughts?
> doing
> git clone cassandra
> proceeded as a normal clone until the end when i received
> warning: remote HEAD refers to nonexistent ref, unable to checkout.
> any ideas what i'm doing wrong?

That's because HEAD points to master by default.  Just checkout trunk
and you should be OK.  See:

We'll get this fixed.

Eric Evans
Acunu | | @acunu

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