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From a...@superlinksoftware.com
Subject Re: Subversion migration
Date Tue, 04 Jan 2005 01:59:27 GMT
Okay but we're not committing to it yet.  We need people familiar and I 
need time to test against OS X which I don't have ATM.  I know for sure 
we don't want to be the first project after velocity and oro ;-)

We should go after tomcat :-)  If you don't hose tomcat, you sure won't 
hose us ;-)

-Andy

Henri Yandell wrote:

>Part of the migration process involves a test deployment that you can
>then sit and play with.
>
>Looking at POI, you seem to have one codebase so the following
>strategy looks very likely to be the best:
>
>jakarta/
>    poi/
>        branches/
>        tags/
>        trunk/
>
>SVN changes the name HEAD to trunk/.
>
>I'm unsure if you'd want src/contrib to be in its own trunk etc; you
>can do things like:
>
>jakarta/
>    poi/
>      core/
>        branches/
>        tags/
>        trunk/
>      contrib/
>        branches/
>        tags/
>        trunk/
>
>or something; but the first one seems most likely for cvs:jakarta-poi/.
>
>Assuming you fit a nice simple setup, then it would not take a lot of
>effort to request that the Infra guys setup a test svn repo for POI
>and then the niggly bits about IDE support could be tested out etc.
>The request would pretty much be a search+replace on
>http://wiki.apache.org/jakarta/Regexp_20Subversion_20Conversion.
>
>Hen
>
>On Mon, 03 Jan 2005 16:14:59 -0500, Danny Mui <danny@muibros.com> wrote:
>  
>
>>Will raise my hand during this conversion process as well, access from
>>work will cure boredom (have to be ready for all contingencies!).
>>
>>Only concern is that I've been weened off the command line cvs by
>>Eclipse and don't want to go back :).
>>
>>
>>Glen Stampoultzis wrote:
>>    
>>
>>>andy@superlinksoftware.com wrote:
>>>
>>>      
>>>
>>>>Because this is a core piece of infrastructure that could drastically
>>>>affect this project, we need to proceed with due caution.
>>>>
>>>>Is CVS being discontinued?
>>>>If so, at what point?
>>>>Glen, is that a +1 (commitment of effort)?
>>>>        
>>>>
>>>
>>>Consider it a +0.5.  Willing to help but not wanting it to take too much
>>>effort.  Also I don't want anyone else put out by the move to agreement
>>>from the other committers is important to me.
>>>
>>>      
>>>
>>>>Is anyone on POI familiar enough with Subversion to branch, tag and
>>>>merge?
>>>>        
>>>>
>>>Not yet.  Learning subversion is something I'm going to have to do as
>>>part of my day job anyway since we are switching over there also.
>>>
>>>      
>>>
>>>>Does IntelliJ support subversion?
>>>>        
>>>>
>>>There's a plugin for the current version.  Apparently it's workable but
>>>not as seemless as the current CVS support.  The upcoming version of
>>>Idea is going to have full support for subversion and they're opening up
>>>the source to the CVS and subversion code which is a nice bonus.
>>>
>>>      
>>>
>>>>What advantage will the POI project gain by switching given that our
>>>>directory structure is relatively stable?
>>>>        
>>>>
>>>Personally I'm looking forward to the ability selectively to merge
>>>atomic commits.  Tracking merges with tags using CVS is a PITA.  Playing
>>>nicely with firewalls is also handy when I'm in companies with
>>>restricted access to the internet.
>>>
>>>As I said though, commitment from all of you is important to me.
>>>
>>>Regards,
>>>
>>>Glen
>>>
>>>
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