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From Oliver Heger <oliver.he...@oliver-heger.de>
Subject Re: [OT] git and svn properties
Date Sun, 26 May 2013 19:48:18 GMT
Am 26.05.2013 21:39, schrieb Luc Maisonobe:
> Le 26/05/2013 19:53, Gary Gregory a écrit :
>> Or... We could switch from svn to git.
>
> +1 from me.
>
> I have been using git for quite some time now and am particularly happy
> with it (well I was also happy when I switched from SCCS to RCS to CVS
> to SVN, and will probably also like what the next generation will bring
> after Git).
>
> One drawback, though, is that it needs some time to get used to it. We
> should really have a large number of committers in favor of such a
> change to do it. Just in order to have a rough idea, how many of us
> already use Git, how many don't use it but would like to give it a try,
> and how many don't want it?
>
>
> I'm not sure if we could switch only some components first and the other
> ones later on. As we already have a specific layout with two layers
> (proper/sandbox/dormant) and then all the components, it may need some
> tricks and help from infra.

This sounds reasonable. If we want to do such a move, we should do it 
carefully.

Anyway, you can count me to the group in favor of git. I don't want to 
miss it any more.

Oliver

>
> Luc
>
>> I know, I know, I don't want
>> to start another 1000 message long thread. ;)
>>
>> Gary
>>
>> On May 26, 2013, at 13:06, Oliver Heger <oliver.heger@oliver-heger.de> wrote:
>>
>>> Hi Luc,
>>>
>>> Am 25.05.2013 21:53, schrieb Luc Maisonobe:
>>>> Le 25/05/2013 21:16, Oliver Heger a écrit :
>>>>> Hi all,
>>>>
>>>> Hi Oliver,
>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> recently I switched from svn to git and now use git svn to do my commits.
>>>>>
>>>>> One problem I have with this setup is that git svn does not honor the
>>>>> autoprops configured for svn. Therefore, all newly added files are
>>>>> missing these properties.
>>>>>
>>>>> I think I am not the only git user here. So I would like to ask how
>>>>> others address this problem.
>>>>
>>>> This is the setting I have been used for months (probably more than one
>>>> year).
>>>>
>>>> This seems strange to me, I thought git svn honoured the autoprops.
>>>> Looking back at a commit where I created lots of newx files (like
>>>> <http://markmail.org/message/4yb4yzp2ixqvhl2e>), the properties where
>>>> set properly. So I think it works for me. In my case, I work on Linux
>>>> and the subversion properties are set in a file $HOME/.subversion/config.
>>>>
>>>> There is also one specific property that may need to be set specifically
>>>> for git, it is the line-endings encoding. On a Linux machine, I globally
>>>> set "core.autocrlf" ot "input" (the setting must be different for Windows).
>>> thanks for your answer. Hm, it may be an OS-specific issue then (I am on
>>> Windows).
>>>
>>> I found contradictory information on the net. While some say svn
>>> autoprops would work, there is the following statement in [1] (which
>>> should be the reference) in the "Bugs" section:
>>>
>>> "We ignore all SVN properties except svn:executable."
>>>
>>> Will have to do some more research, but currently I even don't know
>>> whether this is supposed to work :-( If somebody has a working
>>> configuration for Windows, please let me know!
>>>
>>> Thanks
>>> Oliver
>>>
>>> [1] https://www.kernel.org/pub/software/scm/git/docs/git-svn.html
>>>
>>>> Luc
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> Thanks in advance!
>>>>> Oliver
>>>>>
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