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From Dave Cottlehuber <>
Subject Re: Git Repository Creation
Date Tue, 21 Jan 2014 14:00:04 GMT
> On 21. Jänner 2014 at 10:20:58, Paul Davis ( wrote:
> ...
> As to bigcouch/rcouch conflicts its something we'll need to  
> figure out
> for sure. I don't really see much point in trying to create
> bigcouch/rcouch specific branches for the initial import though.  
> I did
> include bigcouch merge related patches on both of couch and
> couch_replicator cause I was worried about the history extraction.  
> The "proper" approach I think is to go back and reset each repo  
> to the
> equivalent commit pointed at by the merge-rebase-target tag  
> and then
> we should create branches 1843-feature-bigcouch and 1994-merge-rcouch  
> branches in each repo where we have conflicts. Once that's done  
> we can
> focus on the actual conflicts to see where we need to work on merging  
> actual code changes. The important part here is to have a common  
> history for each sub-repo we agree on that is the initial import  
> and
> then we can focus on the merge work at hand.
> For the upstream repos I need to add some more work to those to
> reflect changes that we've made since march of this year when  
> we
> started the bigcouch merge. I definitely agree that we should  
> be
> pushing our changes upstream so that these are as close to raw  
> mirrors
> as possible. The ibrowse and mochiweb branches were direct from  
> upstream repos and I think I pulled oauth from the rcouch repo.  
> The
> mochiweb commit was super old but ibrowse was relatively close.  
> I know
> we've changed things here recently and we'll want to get as much  
> of
> that upstream as possible.
> I'm going to be digging back into this work at the end of the week  
> or
> early next week. Let me know if you find anything else that needs  
> to
> be addressed.

WRT to Mochiweb, moving to a later upstream requires us to drop < R15B compatibility I
think. rcouch is ok with current Erlang, what is your opinion wrt to bigcouch?

Dave Cottlehuber
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