[Xfce-i18n] git migration

Brian J. Tarricone bjt23 at cornell.edu
Tue Aug 11 19:13:04 CEST 2009

Ok, I'm marking the goodies repo read-only and starting the conversion.


On 08/10/2009 05:08 PM, Brian J. Tarricone wrote:
> Hi all,
> Sorry this is taking so long.  I ran into some problems last night and
> had to restart the conversion script a couple times.  It takes maaaaaany
> hours to run, and I fell asleep.
> Note that I've only converted the "xfce" repo.  The SVN repos "goodies",
> "xfce-archive", "www", and "xfce3" are still active and you should still
> use SVN to access them.
> I started a page on the wiki with information about all this:
> http://wiki.xfce.org/dev/howto/git
> If you currently have a SVN account, *please* read it.  Even if you're a
> goodies developer, you can get a head start and get your https account
> converted to a ssh account so you won't lose access when I do convert
> the goodies repo.
> For people with projects on the "old" git.xfce.org:
> Your stuff is still there.  Anonymous clones via git:// protocol are
> *not working* since git-daemon doesn't appear to let you specify more
> than one base directory.  However, http:// clones will work using
> something like this:
> git clone http://git.xfce.org/git/~/kalikiana/midori.git
> Note the added "~" in the middle, and also that the ".git" extension on
> the directory is *required*.
> Pushing stuff to these repos using the old
> "git at git.xfce.org:kalikiana/midori" syntax still works.
> Soon I'll be moving most of these repos into the main hierarchy.  A few
> that aren't really xfce-related might end up staying in a user-oriented
> directory.
> 	-brian
> On 08/09/2009 06:43 PM, Brian J. Tarricone wrote:
>> Hey again,
>> I'm marking the main xfce repo read-only now.  Let's cross our fingers :-P
>> 	-brian
>> On 08/09/2009 12:24 PM, Brian J. Tarricone wrote:
>>> Hi all,
>>> Jannis and I are going to attempt to migrate just the core Xfce
>>> repository to git later today (probably around 18:00 US Pacific time).
>>> I wanted to start with a smaller set of modules just so it'd be more
>>> manageable.  What this means:
>>> 1.  Current stuff on git.xfce.org may be unreachable for a little while.
>>>  I'll try to at least keep anonymous git:// cloning and
>>> git at git.xfce.org: pushing up as long as possible.  CGIT and
>>> http://git.xfce.org may go down, though.
>>> 2.  Goodies access will still work via svn (both checkouts and
>>> checkins), and http(s)://svn.xfce.org/ will remain up until we move
>>> goodies to git as well.
>>> 3.  Core Xfce devs should not check anything into the svn repo this
>>> evening.  I'll set the repo read-only when it needs to be, but I just
>>> want people to be aware.
>>> I'll send out another mail when we're starting.
>>> 	-brian
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