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From James Goodwill <jg...@virtuas.com>
Subject Re: [long but important] importing cvs history
Date Fri, 23 Dec 2005 18:21:52 GMT
I think we should leave all history to date on codehaus.

Jim


On Dec 23, 2005, at 9:43 AM, Geir Magnusson Jr wrote:

>
> On Dec 23, 2005, at 9:45 AM, Bill Dudney wrote:
>
>>
>> On Dec 23, 2005, at 7:16 AM, Geir Magnusson Jr. wrote:
>>
>>>
>>> On Dec 23, 2005, at 8:31 AM, Bill Dudney wrote:
>>>
>>>> Hi All,
>>>>
>>>> We need to decide what we are going to do about getting the  
>>>> codehaus CVS history into our apache SVN repo.
>>>>
>>>> I would like this decided soon because I have several changes  
>>>> related to getting to the next ActiveCluster version that I'd  
>>>> really like to get checked in.
>>>>
>>>> I see at least 2 options;
>>>>
>>>> 1) Leave the history on codehaus in a codehaus SVN repo (Bruce  
>>>> can convert existing CVS to SVN fairly quickly from what I  
>>>> understand) - conversion to SVN has to be done anyway because we  
>>>> have ongoing development of the GPL/LGPL bits (JBoss & JGroups)  
>>>> to contend with. Initally this would look something like this  
>>>> (summarized from a discussion started Dec 17th);
>>>>
>>>> Bruce:
>>>> CVS Head (including history if possible) -> SVN trunk @ codehaus  
>>>> - branches and tags in CVS can be ignored unless there is some  
>>>> branch/tag that was abandoned that Jules thinks we might want to  
>>>> go after again. The branches and tags don't need to be left out,  
>>>> just do which ever is easier.
>>>>
>>>> Bill:
>>>> a) Tag the code as 'left for apache' or something like that.
>>>> b) From trunk remove all the code that was moved to apache and  
>>>> rearrange and clean up pom's - this will leave behind only the  
>>>> jboss & jgroups code
>>>>
>>>> Something like this - your feedback is appreciated;
>>>
>>> How about just get the CVS tree and we import that?  We have the  
>>> ability here at the ASF....
>>>
>>
>> Not sure I follow, tar the CVS tree on codehaus, copy it over to  
>> ASF then import from there?
>>
>
> Yes
>
>> That would be fine and is close to what I'm proposing below.  
>> However it does have the complexities that there are LGPL/GPL  
>> dependencies in the CVS tree that are not part of what is  
>> currently in SVN on apache, we want to leave the LGPL/GPL related  
>> code on codehaus (i.e. integration with JBoss & JGroups).
>
> That's a good question.  I would assume we'd suck the whole thing  
> in, and just chuck out that stuff.  or not suck those parts in in  
> the first place, if possible.
>
>>
>> Thanks again,
>>
>> -bd-
>>> geir
>>>
>>>>
>>>> 	trunk/
>>>> 		jgroups
>>>> 		jboss
>>>>
>>>> Then from tags/left_for_apache we can get at the old code and  
>>>> all its history, going forward only jboss & jgroups related code  
>>>> will be developed @ codehaus.
>>>>
>>>> 2) Move the entire history of our code over to apache. From  
>>>> discussion with Noel B. @ apachecon this is not standard  
>>>> operating procedure but one of the emails we got from Geir made  
>>>> me think its no big deal (Geir input appreciated). This route  
>>>> would be good because it preserves all the history for us in one  
>>>> place.
>>>>
>>>> However it does come with a couple of challenges;
>>>>
>>>> a) We have changes in the SVN on apache to get us to AMQ 4.0- 
>>>> SNAPSHOT, these changes are not huge but it was several code  
>>>> changes and it would be a pain to go back and redo them.
>>>> b) The CVS history has GPL/LGPL related code in it (i.e. the  
>>>> JBoss & JGroups stuff) so my guess is that we'd have to do some  
>>>> selective pruning of the CVS history to make that happen.  
>>>> Perhaps we could do something clever like move the whole history  
>>>> set over to svn, then since I'll be moving everything around to  
>>>> get rid of the stuff me moved to apache I could make 2 sets/ 
>>>> branches/tags one with the stuff we moved and one without. We  
>>>> could then move only the history of the code that was moved.  
>>>> Bruce: I'm not sure how complex it is to get history moved from  
>>>> one svn repo to another, any thoughts there?
>>>>
>>>> Anyway thanks for sticking with me through this long email. Your  
>>>> feedback and thoughts are, as always, welcome.
>>>>
>>>> TTFN,
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Bill Dudney
>>>> MyFaces - myfaces.apache.org
>>>> Wadi - incubator.apache.org/wadi
>>>>
>>>
>>> -- 
>>> Geir Magnusson Jr                                  +1-203-665-6437
>>> geirm@apache.org
>>>
>>>
>>
>
> -- 
> Geir Magnusson Jr                                  +1-203-665-6437
> geir@optonline.net
>
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