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From Dan Haywood <...@haywood-associates.co.uk>
Subject Re: move to git?
Date Tue, 12 Jun 2012 14:01:17 GMT
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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