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From Damjan Jovanovic <dam...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [Discussion] Switch to Git?
Date Mon, 18 Sep 2017 07:37:30 GMT
Yes, git-svn lacks quite a few features and can be problematic.

Besides, 1 VCS and 1 way of doing things (ie. Git only everywhere) is
always easier to manage than SVN here, a read-only delayed (possibly by
months, when it breaks) Git copy on GitHub, and possibly git-svn on the
users' end.

On Mon, Sep 18, 2017 at 9:25 AM, Peter kovacs <petko@apache.org> wrote:

> I failed using git svn clone ...
> Git is doing some history scans that cause to run for forever. I have not
> found any way to circumvent that scan.
>
> I have forked the apache repo on github and then pulled from there. That's
> an easier workflow for me.
> What I miss is a push functionallity. But that's for me only convenience.
> I can work with git and svn. No issue for me.
>
> So I am quite neutral on the topic.
>
> All the best
> Peter
>
> Am 17. September 2017 20:12:13 MESZ schrieb Andrea Pescetti <
> pescetti@apache.org>:
> >Patricia Shanahan wrote:
> >> The big new developer issue may be lack of Subversion experience. Git
> >> seems to be the repository-of-the-decade.
> >
> >This can be circumvented by using git as follows:
> >
> >$ git svn clone
> >https://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/openoffice/branches/AOO414
> >
> >and similar. I would honestly use one of the two mirrors I mentioned
> >earlier, but we could include a section describing these methods to get
> >
> >the code without using a dedicated Subversion client.
> >
> >Regards,
> >   Andrea.
> >
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