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From "Gav..." <ga...@16degrees.com.au>
Subject RE: Podling to use native git
Date Fri, 01 Oct 2010 07:44:20 GMT


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Guillaume Nodet [mailto:gnodet@gmail.com]
> Sent: Friday, 1 October 2010 5:11 PM
> To: general@incubator.apache.org
> Subject: Re: Podling to use native git
> 
> I do agree with you.   I don't really get this argument either.
> 
> But in the meantime, you need to use an svn backend, and ask for a git
> mirror.     You can then fork / merge at github the way you want, merge
> back
> into trunk and git svn dcommit from there.
> 
> I think it's really worse, as branches aren't maintained anymore in the
> apache svn area,

What's wrong with 'git tag' ??


> but that's what we need to live with until git can be
> properly supported at Apache.

It will be a while.


Gav...

> 
> On Fri, Oct 1, 2010 at 08:49, Mark Struberg <struberg@yahoo.de> wrote:
> 
> > Hmm, to be honest, I don't see this argument. Because you can also
> use a
> > centralised model with GIT.
> >
> > Also, the main benefit of GIT is not only that you can do offline
> commits,
> > but mostly that it's sooo much easier to merge!
> > I had a merge hell with my colleague in the company this week. He
> kept a
> > SVN feature branch for only one week and merging his feature branch
> into the
> > trunk (team with 10 developers) did cost us a whole day...
> >
> > The reason is that SVN applies an end to end diff while git aims to
> merge
> > by walking the commit tree of the branch and applying each commit
> > separately.
> >
> > GIT even supports signing off commits. So each committer who pushes
> to the
> > central repo 'signs' that the contribution is ASL licensed.
> >
> > LieGrue,
> > stru
> >
> > --- On Thu, 9/30/10, Noel J. Bergman <noel@devtech.com> wrote:
> >
> > > From: Noel J. Bergman <noel@devtech.com>
> > > Subject: RE: Podling to use native git
> > > To: general@incubator.apache.org
> > > Date: Thursday, September 30, 2010, 11:13 PM
> > > > Does any other podling use
> > > git-only workflow.
> > >
> > > No ASF project is permitted to use git-only.  And the
> > > typical git workflow is part of the problem.  We
> > > strongly believe in a single, central, repository as part of
> > > the process of community building.  The git model is
> > > better suited to disparate groups partially sharing a
> > > codebase.
> > >
> > > Fundamentally, we WANT people working in a central, shared,
> > > repository.
> > >
> > > If/when the ASF allows git as a technology, you can expect
> > > that the workflow will be an ASF workflow.  And once
> > > Greg gets offline commmit working with SVN, I suspect that
> > > it will be harder to push for git.
> > >
> > >     --- Noel
> > >
> > >
> > >
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> Guillaume Nodet
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