xfce svn repo cleanup

Jannis Pohlmann jannis at xfce.org
Wed Feb 27 18:40:45 CET 2008

Am Wed, 27 Feb 2008 09:34:26 -0800
schrieb "Brian J. Tarricone" <bjt23 at cornell.edu>:

> Jannis Pohlmann wrote:
> > 
> > If we cleanup the SVN repositories, how about switching to Git (you
> > knew this would come up, didn't you)? I'd offer my help on
> > everything (support for other devs, admin work, set up commit mail
> > script which we could copy from Lunar Linux). Semester holidays
> > have started today, so I have nothing better to do anyway.
> No, I think it's a bit premature to be talking about that, and
> switching to git is a much larger undertaking than just shuffling
> modules around. Even if the git-svn repos seem to work pretty well, I
> wouldn't feel comfortable without more testing.  Not to mention we'd
> need an entirely new infrastructure on the server (which I'm working
> on) for auth, setup, and fine-grained permissions.  Also think of the
> impact on the i18n team...

Oh, I totally forgot our translators. The number of people who need to
learn how to work with Git is larger than I first thought. 

> There's also the question as to whether the rest of the devs even
> *want* to switch.  I'd be happy with it, but I won't try to speak for
> Olivier, Jasper, Benny, Nick, etc...
> We can certainly revisit this in a few months, though, after we have
> a working git infrastructure on mocha and all the bugs have been
> ironed out.

Yeah, I'm fine with that. For now git-svn does a good job.

  - Jannis
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