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Re: [RFC] source repository at Apache

From: Larry Shatzer <fugazi_at_zyx.net>
Date: Mon, 9 Nov 2009 09:08:40 -0700

On Mon, Nov 9, 2009 at 8:58 AM, C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net> wrote:
> Mark Phippard wrote:
>> On Mon, Nov 9, 2009 at 10:46 AM, Greg Stein <gstein_at_gmail.com> wrote:
>>> 1) svn.apache.org/repos/asf/subversion/{trunks,tags,branches} -- this
>>> is the "big mother" repository with all ASF projects and 834k
>>> revisions in it
>> I think this is the best option overall, with this probably being the
>> main reason:
>>> * standard procedures for Infra. we'll never be forgotten
> What he said.
>> That said, having our code in this large shared repository might also
>> cause us to learn something new about using Subversion that drives new
>> feature ideas in the future.
>> For example, when our repository is loaded into the ASF repository
>> will all of the contents of our svn:mergeinfo properties become
>> magically rewritten to the new paths and revisions?
> I believe so.  Issue #2983 tracked this behavior.

As an outsider watching this with some interest, I hope this also
might provoke someone to solve
http://www.apache.org/dev/version-control.html#date-revisions (Issue
752). I've seen this at my last job, and current job, due to either
merging a bunch of repositories into one, or importing various CVS
repositories into an existing Subversion repository.

-- Larry

Received on 2009-11-09 17:09:16 CET

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