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From James Dixson <>
Subject Re: GIT mirror anyone?
Date Mon, 23 Feb 2009 21:48:52 GMT
Ok. I made a request of INFRA, we should have capability in a couple of
days. I will put some instructions together in the meantime.


On 2/23/09 3:34 PM, "Scott Comer (sccomer)" <> wrote:

> yes, i'm working with manoj and wei to get some etch services granted
> and then continue
> development. but they are not committers yet and we could use this to
> work on them.
> i could use it for my own work, too.
> scott out
> James Dixson wrote:
>> I personally have been moving all of my day-to-day development from
>> subversion to git (http://git-scm/com).  I find it much easier to
>> manage multiple branches of development and experiment and try other
>> folks patches.
>> I have noticed recently that the infrastructure team has been
>> experimenting with GIT mirrors of apache subversion projects.
>> The purpose of the git mirror would be two fold:
>>  1. To have a pre-cloned GIT repository for Etch
>>  2. To allow other public GIT repos to reference the mirrored repository
>> #2 would be particularly helpful for folks out there experimenting
>> with Etch bindings/transports or potential new Etch core services
>> (like Etch Router) to do publicize their work more readily, (IMHO of
>> course :-) )
>> Is there anyone else besides myself that would be interested in a
>> public git mirror of the etch repository? Are there any objections to
>> requesting a GIT mirror from the infrastructure team?
>> NOTE: subversion is still the final source of truth, if it is not
>> accepted/checked-in to the subversion tree is not yet part of the
>> official etch codebase.
>> thoughts?
>> --
>> james

James Dixson
Manager, Software Development
CUAE Engineering, Cisco Systems
(p) 512-336-3305
(m) 512-968-2116

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