[arch-dev-public] Killing CVS [was: Status Report 2007-10-15]

Jason Chu jason at archlinux.org
Tue Oct 16 15:10:17 EDT 2007

> GIT supports tags as flexible as we need, I think. svn does but not 
> as flexibly as the way we currently use CURRENT and TESTING, etc. in 
> cvs. So we'd need to figure out how the db scripts get modified and 
> how they know which versions correspond to our old CVS tags.

The way that git does tagging (which is more correct anyway) it's not easy
to move tags from one commit to another.  The way we do CVS tagging won't
be portable to git.

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