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From Vinod KV <vino...@yahoo-inc.com>
Subject Re: Apache git mirrors, post project split
Date Mon, 29 Jun 2009 13:25:43 GMT
Steve Loughran wrote:
> Chris Douglas wrote:
> > The new git repositories for HDFS and Map/Reduce,
> > git://git.apache.org/hadoop-{mapreduce,hdfs}.git are up.
> > 
> > There are two open issues:
> > (1) What to do with the defunct git mirror that points to core
> > (2) What to call the common mirror
> > 
> > For (1), I'd advocate simply deleting it. There doesn't seem to be a
> > compelling case for maintaining an archive of a mirror next to its
> > active replacements.
>
> How about pre-announce a planned deletion some months ahead, give people 
> time to migrate off
>   

+1, for leaving it alone for some time as Steve says.

> > For (2), the git mirror is currently being built as hadoop-common.git.
> > Since it will contain the pre-0.21 tagged releases/branches and
> > developers pulling from the old mirror will error out either way, I'd
> > lean toward calling it hadoop.git, but am mostly ambivalent on this.
> > 
> > The ticket for this is INFRA-2108. -C

I think hadoop-common.git is better - pre-21 hadoop-common contains 
everything, post that, it only has common stuff. But like you, have no 
strong opinion on this.

+Vinod

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