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From Patricia Shanahan <p...@acm.org>
Subject Re: [Discussion] Switch to Git?
Date Fri, 15 Sep 2017 02:26:19 GMT
I would like to add one more condition: We should not move until the 
process we will use has been applied successfully to smaller projects.

I am relatively neutral on the choice of repository, and a lot of people 
seem to like Git.

On 9/14/2017 11:16 AM, Marcus wrote:
> Even when I'm not a real developer, please let me add some points:
> 
> IMHO we could switch when
> 
> - ASF Infra can and will support it
> - the CMS (it manages the webpages) is supporting Git
> - the big majority of us is wanting Git
> - it is known how and save that the SVN commit history can be migrated
>    to Git
> 
> PS:
> As Apache project the code has to be at the ASF. I think it's not 
> possible to store it somewhere else like, e.g., GitHub.
> 
> Marcus
> 
> 
> 
> Am 14.09.2017 um 19:24 schrieb Peter Kovacs:
>>
>> On 14.09.2017 13:10, Damjan Jovanovic wrote:
>>> Hi
>>>
>>> Can we please switch to using Git instead of Subversion for AOO's 
>>> source?
>>>
>>> I don't know how much justification you want/need. Git is huge 
>>> nowdays, by
>>> far the most popular VCS worldwide, the one most developers know and 
>>> IDEs
>>> support 
>>> (https://rhodecode.com/insights/version-control-systems-2016). It
>>> would help us with local branches for testing and experimenting offline,
>>> git bisect for regression testing, it's efficient with large 
>>> projects, it
>>> would integrate with GitHub better, etc.
>>>
>>> What do people think?
>>>
>>> Damjan
>>>
>> As much as I prefer GIT for Codemaintenance, I think the central REPO 
>> should be maintained by Apache Infra.
>> If Infra can move to git, fine. If they do not support it, it is also 
>> fine to me.
>>
>> I am at -1 to have our official REPO on GITHUB or another service 
>> provider.
>>
>> And I am not sure if we can not work around the problem to commit to 
>> SVN from a GIT repo.
>> Have to check.
>>
>>
>> All the best
>> Peter
> 
> 
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