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From James Dixson <>
Subject Re: GIT mirror anyone?
Date Sat, 07 Feb 2009 15:27:28 GMT
Any thoughts on this? To clarify, i am not asking anyone on this list
to actually configure a git mirror, rather I am asking if anyone would
be interested in using a git mirror if it where set up.


On Fri, Jan 30, 2009 at 2:47 PM, 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

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