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From Benson Margulies <bimargul...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: move to git?
Date Tue, 12 Jun 2012 14:47:54 GMT
I'll rustle up links this afternoon.

On Jun 12, 2012, at 10:02 AM, Dan Haywood <dan@haywood-associates.co.uk> wrote:

> do you know... is there any more detailed guidance from ASF anywhere on
> using svn as master with a git.apache.org clone?  I'm thinking this might
> be a good interim step.
>
> Thx
> Dan
>
>
> On 12 June 2012 14:23, Benson Margulies <bimargulies@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> On Tue, Jun 12, 2012 at 9:12 AM, Dan Haywood
>> <dan@haywood-associates.co.uk> wrote:
>>> Hi Benson,
>>>
>>> am I right that the reverse direction would be using "git svn"?
>>
>> For a committer, yes. For someone just offering patches, it's
>> attaching them to JIRA, or emailing them to the list.
>>
>> There's a web page explaining how to clone a git.apache.org repo, and
>> then tweak it so that you can go on from there with git svn.
>>
>>
>>>
>>> Dan
>>>
>>>
>>> On 12 June 2012 14:06, Benson Margulies <bimargulies@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>> You can do that without moving. Ask infra to set up a git.apache.org
>>>> mirror of isis. Then he can clone that. The reverse direction is not
>>>> as convenient, but it's not awful.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On Tue, Jun 12, 2012 at 8:59 AM, Dan Haywood
>>>> <dan@haywood-associates.co.uk> wrote:
>>>>> On 11 June 2012 14:31, Mark Struberg <struberg@yahoo.de> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>> Hi!
>>>>>>
>>>>>> We use git in DeltaSpike. The question is how much benefit it would
>>>> bring
>>>>>> for Isis.
>>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> I'm about to kick off a new project that is going to be using Isis,
>> with
>>>>> the resultant app also being licensed as open source.  We'll probably
>> be
>>>>> using github or similar for that.
>>>>>
>>>>> As a consequence of the project, there are likely to be a number of
>>>>> enhancements/fixes to Isis itself.  I was thinking that if Isis is
>> hosted
>>>>> on Git, then I can get the guy I'm working with sign an ICLA and thus
>> be
>>>>> able to "git pull" in any changes he might make on his clone of Isis.
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Git is really nice for some use cases but not so nice for others.
>> E.g.
>>>> no
>>>>>> native line-ending conversion support, no binary support, etc
>>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> I think that there is reasonable support here.  I was going to mention
>>>>> core.autocrlf property, but a quick google also threw up the
>>>> .gitattributes
>>>>> file, see [1]
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> I've written up a comparison here:
>>>>>>
>>>>>> http://wiki.apache.org/couchdb/SVNvsGIT
>>>>>> http://wiki.apache.org/couchdb/Git_At_Apache_Guide
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>> Thanks for this; read with interest.
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>> It's quite some work and a few things like Jira commit tracking still
>>>>>> doesn't work.
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> LieGrue,
>>>>>> strub
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>> Thanks,
>>>>> Dan
>>>>>
>>>>> [1]
>> http://timclem.wordpress.com/2012/03/01/mind-the-end-of-your-line/
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> ----- Original Message -----
>>>>>>> From: Benson Margulies <bimargulies@gmail.com>
>>>>>>> To: isis-dev@incubator.apache.org
>>>>>>> Cc:
>>>>>>> Sent: Monday, June 11, 2012 3:13 PM
>>>>>>> Subject: Re: move to git?
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> infra is supporting git. At last reading, there was a tax. If
you
>> want
>>>>>>> to use git, you have to provide a volunteer to continue the
>>>>>>> infrastructure work. I haven't seen much lately. There are a
>> couple of
>>>>>>> example projects using git (couchdb?) you might want to sniff
>> around
>>>>>>> their situation.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> On Mon, Jun 11, 2012 at 8:37 AM, Mike Burton <
>> mikeb@mycosystems.co.uk
>>>>>
>>>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>>>> 1. +1
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Best Regards
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Mike Burton
>>>>>>>> (Sent from my iPhone)
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> On 11 Jun 2012, at 13:28, Dan Haywood <
>> dan@haywood-associates.co.uk
>>>>>
>>>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> Two questions:
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> 1. for Isis developers ... how do you feel about moving
Isis to
>> use
>>>>>> git
>>>>>>>>> rather than svn?  I think it'd be worth considering,
because
>> git is
>>>>>>>>> generally considered easier to allow patches to be provided
>> ("pull
>>>>>>>>> requests").
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> 2. for mentors ... does anyone know what ASF's current
support
>> is
>>>>>>> for git?
>>>>>>>>> I can see there's git-wip-us.apache.org, and also clones
over
>> on
>>>>>>>>> github.org/apache.  Is anyone up to date on the status
of ASF's
>>>>>>> support?
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> Thx
>>>>>>>>> Dan
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>
>>

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