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From Danny Mui <da...@muibros.com>
Subject Re: Subversion migration
Date Mon, 03 Jan 2005 21:14:59 GMT
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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