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From Greg Stein <gst...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [RESULT][VOTE] Return Log4cxx to the Logging Services project
Date Fri, 07 Apr 2017 04:14:00 GMT
On Thu, Apr 6, 2017 at 4:04 AM, Thorsten Schöning <tschoening@am-soft.de>
wrote:
>...

> > and I am not quite sure what the process is to move
> > from svn to git without losing history.  I guess I will just create
> > a Jira issue for infra and find out.
>
> From my understanding, a logging PMC needs to create the GIT repo:
>

Yeup.

>...

> Additionally, the current SVN repo needs to be imported into a local
> GIT repo and that import can than be pushed to the newly created at
> Apache. Not sure where the SVN repo goes afterwards...
>

The svn repo sticks around, and we just switch it to read-only (file an
INFRA ticket when ready for that).


> In some former Mail, Matt thankfully offered to do the repo creation
> and GIT import, but at least the import is something I could have a
> look at myself as well. Shouldn't make any difference who pushes the
> history in the end.
>

Yes. The Logging community can run svn2git and tweak its operation until
you have everything you want in the resulting (local) git repository. Once
it all looks good, then push all of that history into the newly-created
git-wip repository. (you may want to have INFRA disable commit emails
during that push)

Cheers,
Greg Stein
Infrastructure Administrator, ASF

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