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From sebb <seb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Retired podlings - should SVN trees be moved under a RETIRED subtree?
Date Wed, 09 Apr 2014 13:39:46 GMT
On 7 April 2014 15:43, Craig L Russell <craig.russell@oracle.com> wrote:
>
> On Apr 7, 2014, at 2:39 AM, sebb wrote:
>
>> I made a start adding RETIRED markers to retired podlings, but stalled
>> because updates are needed to the svn mailer configuration and then
>> authorization.
>>
>> However it now occurs to me that it might be easier to navigate the
>> incubator svn tree if the retired podling svn trees were moved under
>> incubator/RETIRED instead.
>>
>> i.e.
>>
>> incubator/alois=> incubator/RETIRED/alois
>>
>> This would have some advantages:
>> - the top-level incubator/ tree would only show current podlings (and
>> lazy graduates!).
>
> Good.
>
>> - it would be obvious which SVN trees were retired without needing to
>> open the sub-tree
>
> Good.
>
>> - it might make it simpler to set up the correct svn mailer/auth permissions
>
> I don't have an opinion on this.

It should allow fixed rules for SVN:
- mailer: always send RETIRED changes to cvs@incubator
- auth: always allow IPMC and members RW access to subtrees of RETIRED

>>
>> The main disadvantage that I can see is that the SVN URL in the status
>> file would be incorrect. This could of course be corrected.
>
> I think this is a fair tradeoff against the benefits above.

Any other views?

Does this need an IPMC vote?
If so, I'll start one if there are no immediate objections.

> Craig
>>
>> Thoughts?
>>
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> Craig L Russell
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