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From Benson Margulies <bimargul...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: move to git?
Date Tue, 12 Jun 2012 13:23:26 GMT
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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