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From Benson Margulies <bimargul...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: git?
Date Mon, 02 Nov 2015 12:41:44 GMT
I am a gradle idiot. Is someone else willing to help or at least give me
some pointers?
On Nov 2, 2015 7:24 AM, "Marcel Offermans" <marcel.offermans@luminis.nl>
wrote:

> I would be more comfortable if we first had someone volunteer to adapt all
> (Maven and Ant/Gradle based builds) to work with Git and otherwise ensure
> that all projects keep working. Then demonstrate all of that (with a copy
> of our repository), and update our documentation to reflect the new
> processes before we decide on making such a move. I have a feeling this is
> going to be a lot of work and it could break quite a few processes that we
> currently have which is why I don’t think we should “just switch” and then
> try to pick up the broken pieces.
>
> Greetings, Marcel
>
> On 31 October 2015 at 22:01:01 , Oliver Lietz (apache@oliverlietz.de)
> wrote:
>
> On Friday 30 October 2015 06:41:09 Benson Margulies wrote:
> > On Fri, Oct 30, 2015 at 2:36 AM, Carsten Ziegeler <cziegeler@apache.org>
> wrote:
> > > Am 30.10.15 um 01:48 schrieb Benson Margulies:
> > >> Is this a consensus to proceed yet? It's been a few days since the
> > >> last contribution.
> > >
> > > We clearly have different opinions, they range from "why change?",
> > > "let's get moving" to "let's do more than a simple conversion".
> > > I don't see a clear consensus/agreement on any of the three. For each
> > > opinion there are imho good/valid arguments. I have the feeling that a
> > > formal vote does not lead us anywhere.
> > >
> > > Maybe someone can clearly identify/list the benefits for everyone if we
> > > move from svn to a single git repo - compared to using the already
> > > existing git proxy. I think this should give everyone a clear view of
> > > why the migration makes sense. And if there are no compelling reasons
> > > then we have a decision as well.
> >
> > I think I can state some advantages:
> >
> >
> > 1: Make it significantly easier to apply patches from people who
> > provide them via github.
> >
> > 2: Make it significantly easier to create branches in the main repo
> > for collaborative changes.
> >
> > 3: Take a first step towards subdividing into multiple repos where
> > that makes sense.
>
> some more:
>
> https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/SLING-3987
>
> https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/SLING/Move+from+Subversion+to+Git
>
> Is there already a project at Apache which moved from Subversion to Git
> setting up multiple repos or even a repo per release artifact?
>
> Regards,
> O.
>
> > My sense of the email thread is that we have some enthusiastic
> > supporters of moving to git, and some '+0' weak objectors. So, in some
> > models of consensus process, that would be a reason to go ahead. Do
> > you want to recast this as a VOTE as a way of clarifying views?
> >
> > > Carsten
> > > --
> > > Carsten Ziegeler
> > > Adobe Research Switzerland
> > > cziegeler@apache.org
>
>

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