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From Damjan Jovanovic <dam...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [Discussion] Switch to Git?
Date Fri, 15 Sep 2017 02:36:29 GMT
The process is, we vote, then get Infra to switch us.

Many big and small Apache projects have switched to Git, eg. Apache Commons.

On Fri, Sep 15, 2017 at 4:26 AM, Patricia Shanahan <pats@acm.org> wrote:

> 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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