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

Paul Mattal paul at mattal.com
Tue Oct 16 15:30:47 EDT 2007

Jason Chu wrote:
>> 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.

Thanks for pointing this out. It actually occurred to me that this 
was the case while I was walking around outside at lunch! Git is 
entire-content centric, so the tag applies to the whole repo.

- P

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