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From Tony Stevenson <t...@pc-tony.com>
Subject Re: Writable git repositories
Date Fri, 09 Oct 2009 12:43:53 GMT

On 9 Oct 2009, at 13:35, Kevin Menard wrote:

> Hi,
> I haven't been following the matter that closely for a bit, but it
> seems progressive work on the use of git in the ASF has halted.  We
> have read-only mirrors up at git.apache.org and mirrors over at
> GitHub.  It seems the only way for a committer to actively work with
> git is to use git-svn and dcommit back to the SVN servers.  This has
> problems related to mirror lag and remote branches get funky with
> git-svn.
> What are the options for a team that wants to use git completely in
> place of SVN?  Having used git for some time now, I feel completely
> hobbled by SVN.  Others on the Tapestry dev team feel the same way and
> we're wondering what our options are at this stage.

Honestly, right now, none.  We only support SVN as the canonical VCS  
in use at the ASF.  If you want to use git-svn, then I'm sorry you'll  
need to work around the mirroring lag.


Tony Stevenson

tony@pc-tony.com - pctony@apache.org
pctony@freenode.net - tony@caret.cam.ac.uk



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