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From Benson Margulies <bimargul...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: move to git?
Date Tue, 12 Jun 2012 13:06:48 GMT
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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