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From Coty Sutherland <csuth...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [Git migration] Old git repositories
Date Mon, 30 Apr 2018 21:36:18 GMT
On Mon, Apr 30, 2018, 16:48 Mark Thomas <markt@apache.org> wrote:

> The current plan is to merge all of the existing branches into a single
> Git repo. This will be mirrored at GitHub under apache/tomcat. This is
> currently used for the svn mirror for trunk only.
>
> This raises the question what to do with:
> apache/tomcat7
> apache/tomcat8
> apache/tomcat85
>
> I think there are two options:
>
> 1. Retain them but make them read-only
>
> 2. Delete them
>
> Suggestions for other options welcome.
>
> I'm actually leaning towards deleting them. My reasoning is that we
> deleted apache/tomcat55 and apache/tomcat6 when those releases reached
> EOL and no-one complained. As far as I recall, no-one even mentioned the
> deletions on list. Therefore, I'd be happy to delete those mirrors just
> as soon as apache/tomcat was up and running.
>

I don't see a reason for keeping them so I'm +1 for deleting them.


> Mark
>
> P.S. Don't forget that apache/tomcat will become writeable as part of
> the migration and will sync with gitbox.apache.org in a dual master
> configuration
>
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