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From Mark Struberg <strub...@yahoo.de>
Subject AW: Git in Apache
Date Fri, 20 Mar 2009 09:09:44 GMT

slightly OT, but I would also give my +1 for Apache officially supporting Git as native SCM
provider for projects (if they like).

So a big thanks for all who are heavily working for getting this done ;)


--- Nitay <nitayj@gmail.com> schrieb am Fr, 20.3.2009:

> Von: Nitay <nitayj@gmail.com>
> Betreff: Git in Apache
> An: infrastructure-dev@apache.org
> Datum: Freitag, 20. März 2009, 0:35
> Hello folks,
> I have been contributing to Thrift, ZooKeeper, and HBase
> for a while. I've
> been using Jukka Zitting's git mirrors of HBase/ZooKeeper,
> and the Thrift
> git repository. The mirrors are great, thanks Jukka!
> The Thrift git repository has two really nice benefits
> above Jukka's:
> 1) Private remote branches. In Thrift contributors can get
> remote branches
> to work in. This is implemented as a private subsection
> that the contributor
> can push to. See the pri/* branches in
> http://gitweb.thrift-rpc.org/?p=thrift.git;a=summary.
> This is really handy
> for people working on multiple machines, and makes it
> easier for other
> developers to try out patches because they can merge within
> the repository.
> 2) Sync on every commit. The Thrift git repository gets
> synced on every
> subversion commit, so developing off of it is viable.
> Developing off of the
> HBase or ZooKeeper ones means that code is only up to date
> as of the night
> before. In order to have a common ground with other
> developers, working off
> the SVN is required.
> Is it possible to get such things put in Jukka's git
> repositories?
> Also I'd like to put in my +1 to any vote for Apache
> officially adopting
> git, but I understand that may be far away.
> Thanks,
> -n


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