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Re: [RFC] source repository at Apache

From: Karl Fogel <kfogel_at_red-bean.com>
Date: Wed, 11 Nov 2009 17:56:13 -0500

Branko Cibej <brane_at_xbc.nu> writes:
> Karl Fogel wrote:
>> Many of these references can be fixed up. We are going to be adding an
>> offset (i.e., if Subversion is imported when the ASF repository is
>> already at rev N, then just add N to every rev reference). So in our
>> log messages and bug comments, we can probably fix this up in a mostly
>> automated way. I know we can for the log messages; I assume that for
>> the bug exports we can too.
>> There will still be references out there that are wrong, but at least
>> the fix will always be clear: add N and you've got the new revnum.
> Plus -- and this is the only reason the above argument can hold water --
> there can't be any overlap between our current and our future revision
> numbers, because the ASF repository already has an order of magniture
> more revisions in it than we do.

This is a very good point, although it is certainly not the only reason
the argument holds water :-).

Received on 2009-11-11 23:56:26 CET

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