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From Stack <st...@duboce.net>
Subject Re: HBase move to Apache Top Level Project
Date Thu, 22 Apr 2010 18:59:37 GMT
On Thu, Apr 22, 2010 at 11:25 AM, tsuna <tsunanet@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 22, 2010 at 10:32 AM, Stack <stack@duboce.net> wrote:
>> The primary disruption to developers will be when the subversion
>> repository is renamed.  We'll send out a note before we do this, then
>
> Technically, I don't think the repository gets renamed.  It's just a
> matter of moving a directory in the tree with `svn mv'.
>

Yes


>> developers can use 'svn switch' to update their repos (There is no
>> apache git repo that I know of... I asked just in case)
>
> I hope the read-only Git repos will get updated to track the new path
> too.  I wish we could use this opportunity to switch to Git entirely.
>

Who knows.  Might be a miracle in apache infrastructure between here
and our move.

>> One other issue is the wiki.  I don't think it's easy to rename a
>> subtree from a Moin Moin wiki to a new wiki.  Fortunately we don't
>> have many wiki pages and could cut and paste them manually.
>
> I'm sure we can also script that.
>

Yes. Though could also be spring cleaning opportunity.

>> Alternately, we could switch to using confluence for our wiki.
>
> I'm against this.  Confluence = Proprietary Software.  Plus, many
> people I talked to who've used it complained about its UI and wiki
> syntax.  And I think it makes more sense to stay on what we already
> know and use, instead of spending time migrating the contents to a
> different kind of wiki.
>

I was for confluence because it 'cleaner' but thanks for the above, in
particular the reminder that there's work doing the convertion.

St.Ack

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