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From Costin Manolache <cmanola...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: SVN migration?
Date Fri, 04 Feb 2005 05:32:41 GMT
Is this mandatory ? I suspect there'll be a lot of build 
script/doc/habits/tool changes involved. CVS is working reasonably well 
at the moment, and a lot of tools have (finally) very good support for it.

Costin

Henri Yandell wrote:
> Just wondering if the Tomcat community have any thoughts on a
> migration to Subversion?
> 
> The process seems pretty easy, though Tomcat may be more complicated
> than the usual CVS module. Infra have the process documented at:
> 
> http://www.apache.org/dev/cvs2svn.html
> 
> The Jakarta status is in the wiki at:
> 
> http://wiki.apache.org/jakarta/Migrating_20to_20Subversion
> 
> The aim would be for all the tomcat modules to migrate into
> asf/repos/jakarta/tomcat/ so that we can have a cleaner top-level
> structure to the system, within that though the Tomcat community are
> free to choose whatever strategy fits.
> 
> I've intentionally left Tomcat until last to nudge about this so as to
> build up some experience within Jakarta of dealing with SVN as users
> and as a migration. Some of you are probably already getting to grips
> with svn following the Commons migration.
> 
> Just to provide the context for this, the Infra group are looking to
> move from CVS to SVN in the long term and Jakarta were far and away
> the main laggards in this. In the last month or so, a third of Jakarta
> has moved over, so that's now improving.
> 
> Another question is whether the Tomcat community have any svn
> expertise in terms of planning svn strategies, or whether we should
> try to find some other committers to offer opinions.
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> Hen


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