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From Eric Evans <eev...@acunu.com>
Subject Re: Cassandra has moved to Git
Date Thu, 29 Dec 2011 15:18:02 GMT
On Thu, Dec 29, 2011 at 12:08 AM, Dave Brosius <dbrosius@apache.org> wrote:
> On 12/28/2011 02:55 PM, Eric Evans wrote:
>>
>> While this is something we had talked about for ages, the actual
>> switch-over happened rather abruptly, and Cassandra's canonical
>> repository is now hosted in Git.
>>
>> For instructions on getting started, see
>> https://git-wip-us.apache.org.  We've also started putting random
>> administrivia in the wiki at
>> http://wiki.apache.org/cassandra/GitTransition.
>>
>> The Github mirror (http://github.com/apache/cassandra) hasn't been
>> seeing updates since the move, but that will be fixed at some point.
>> The important thing is that they share identical histories, so new (or
>> existing forks) are forward-compatible.
>>
>> There are a few outstanding items being worked on (CI systems for
>> example), but if you notice something that's been missed don't
>> hesitate to speak up.  The website will be updated as soon as SVN is
>> unlocked.
>>
>> There are also some matters of work-flow or process that we need to
>> hashed out.  For example, how do we handle reviews now?  Do we
>> continue to mandate/recommend/allow rebasing?
>>
>> Thoughts?
>>
> doing
>
> git clone http://git-wip-us.apache.org/repos/asf/cassandra.git cassandra
>
> proceeded as a normal clone until the end when i received
>
> warning: remote HEAD refers to nonexistent ref, unable to checkout.
>
> any ideas what i'm doing wrong?

That's because HEAD points to master by default.  Just checkout trunk
and you should be OK.  See:
http://wiki.apache.org/cassandra/GitTransition

We'll get this fixed.

-- 
Eric Evans
Acunu | http://www.acunu.com | @acunu

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