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Re: Branch audit

From: Hyrum K. Wright <hyrum_wright_at_mail.utexas.edu>
Date: Wed, 18 Aug 2010 15:21:54 +0100

On Wed, Aug 18, 2010 at 3:16 PM, Daniel Shahaf <d.s_at_daniel.shahaf.name> wrote:
>>   atomic-revprop/      r984264         6 days  danielsh        Tweak the behaviour of a recently-added API to allow conveniently passing errors…
>
> Last touched 6 days ago, so I'm not sure why it's on your list.

Whoops! I've seen those commits recently, and it certainly isn't an
abandoned branch. Sorry to have kept it on that list (it was an
oversight, I assure you).

> I've discussed the plans on dev@ recently, the only thing blocking it
> from moving forward is that I haven't had time to work on it yet.
>
> Hyrum K. Wright wrote on Tue, Aug 17, 2010 at 17:33:13 -0500:
>> It's that time again!  In looking at the list of current branches
>> (excepting release and backport branches I've noticed several which
>> look to be abandoned or unmaintained.  Branches which have not been
>> touched in over a year include (along with author and date of last
>> revision, stolen from ViewVC):
>>
>>   artem-soc-work/      r863880         3 years         djames  Really, actually, merge r23802 and r23803 from trunk to the artem-soc-work branc…
>>   atomic-revprop/      r984264         6 days  danielsh        Tweak the behaviour of a recently-added API to allow conveniently passing errors…
>>   bdb-fixes/   r858217         4 years         brane   Working on issue #2449. Move error_info refcount management where it belongs, t…
>>   capabilities-abstraction/    r869334         2 years         kfogel  On the capabilities-abstraction branch: Start unifying some of the capabilities…
>>   issue-2699-dev/      r863182         3 years         dlr     On the issue-2699-dev branch: Improve locking error message. * subversion/libsv…
>>   issue-2897/  r869309         2 years         kameshj         On the issue-2897 branch: Improve documentation. * subversion/libsvn_client/me…
>>   issue-2897-take2/    r875276         19 months       kameshj         On issue-2897-take2: Merge from ^/trunk revisions r35038 through r35201.
>>   issue-3081/  r869126         2 years         kfogel  On the issue-3081 branch: * 3081-repro/: New directory, with patches, repro scr…
>>   meta-data-versioning/        r858153         4 years         pmarek  Change the "live" properties only if they have really changed. Without this chan…
>>   perl-bindings-improvements/  r867175         2 years         jpeacock        Merge with trunk_at_27098
>>   record_exact_merge_and_commit_revs/  r868556         2 years         kameshj         On the 'record_exact_merge_and_commit_revs' branch, merge 28395:28481 from /trun…
>>   scheme-bindings/     r869778         2 years
>>   scons-build-system/  r862146         3 years         danderson       Make the source path creator safer. * build/builder.py (SvnBuild._make_src_…
>>   server-l10n/         r857339         4 years         dlr     * subversion/mod_dav_svn/lang.c (sort_lang_pref): Swap return values to correc…
>>   status--filter/      r867402         2 years         epg     *** Just stashing this away until after 1.5 branches. Add status --filter, for …
>>   svnserve-ssl/        r859467         4 years         mbk     Make svnserve SSL config items repo-conf-dir-relative, rather than absolute path…
>>   youngest-common-ancestor/    r867405         2 years         cmpilato        Begin work on a client-side youngest-common-ancestor API. NOTE: This code is…
>>
>> Could folks take a look at these branches and justify their continued
>> existence?  It would also be nice to include plans to continue working
>> on them, or issues which keep them from being merged to trunk.
>>
>> Thanks,
>> -Hyrum
>
Received on 2010-08-18 16:22:36 CEST

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