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Re: [RFC] source repository at Apache

From: Stefan Sperling <stsp_at_elego.de>
Date: Wed, 11 Nov 2009 19:30:59 +0100

On Wed, Nov 11, 2009 at 06:19:56PM +0100, Fabien Coelho wrote:
> >> (1) This means breaking all current revision numbers.
> >
> > That's true. But the mapping should be a simple offset, since ASF Infra
> > will be locking down the repository from outside commits while the load
> > happens. Over time, if we care, we can update old revision logs to point to
> > the new revision numbers.
>
> BTW, I just noticed that they also appear in branch names, say
> "branches/1.6.x-r40452".

So? It's all recorded in history, if necessary in read-only clones
of the old repository.

There's projects that migrate to different version control tools,
and when they do this, they hit the same class of problems as you
are pointing out, just worse.

Stefan

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