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From Sergey Shelukhin <>
Subject Re: VOTE: move to git
Date Thu, 16 Apr 2015 18:42:58 GMT
It’s hard to tell from bylaws how long this vote should run. I’d say  3
days (release vote length) should be appropriate. After ~51 more hours (on
Monday) I will file JIRA with INFRA if the consensus stands.

On 15/4/15, 23:08, "Thejas Nair" <> wrote:

>Thanks Sergey, that's an useful link.
>From there, I found the reference to the accumulo git process guide,
>that looks like a great starting point for hive as well -
> .
>We could use some of the suggestions there to make the git history
>saner. For example, do a rebase of the pull request before merging, or
>do a 'merge --squash'. We should create a copy of that in hive wiki.
>+1 to the move to git. A big plus is also that we won't need to
>separately create review board entries.
>On Wed, Apr 15, 2015 at 6:21 PM, Sergey Shelukhin
><> wrote:
>> The example process can be viewed here:
>> I assume we will use commits and not pull requests.
>> On 15/4/15, 16:59, "Thejas Nair" <> wrote:
>>>We need to be clear on how the process works with move to git, I am
>>>not familiar with the process followed by other groups that use git
>>>A [DISCUSS] thread for discussing the specifics might be appropriate.
>>>I assume the central git repository would still be the one in apache.
>>>Does that we mean we work using *github* pull requests like what spark
>>>does ? -
>>>I haven't done this, but I assume it is possible to pull a github pull
>>>request into the apache git. Would that be the way to merge the patch
>>>in ?
>>>One (misplaced?) concern I have about git, is that merging pull
>>>requests would result in lots of branches and it would be hard to
>>>understand the sequence of changes. (maybe rebasing the changes in
>>>pull request before commit would help).
>>>I would like to see more clarity on this before we move ahead.
>>>On Wed, Apr 15, 2015 at 2:46 PM, Sergey Shelukhin <>
>>>> Hi.
>>>> We’ve been discussing this some time ago; this time I¹d like to start
>>>> official vote about moving Hive project to git from svn.
>>>> I volunteer to facilitate the move; that seems to be just filing INFRA
>>>> jira, and following instructions such as verifying that the new repo
>>>> sane.
>>>> Please vote:
>>>> +1 move to git
>>>> 0 don’t care
>>>> -1 stay on svn
>>>> +1.

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