[arch-dev-public] The move to SVN

Aaron Griffin aaronmgriffin at gmail.com
Mon Mar 31 18:34:52 EDT 2008

On Mon, Mar 31, 2008 at 5:31 PM, Jan de Groot <jan at jgc.homeip.net> wrote:
> On Mon, 2008-03-31 at 18:14 -0400, Jeff Mickey wrote:
>  > Any day is fine with me, just give me a heads up 24 or 12 hours
>  > beforehand, so I'm sure to have gotten the email/jabber/love.  As long
>  > as the changes are made to community as well, I think this will be
>  > great!  Thank you for taking this on Aaron.
>  >
>  > Final note:
>  > I think the history of PKGBUILD's is pretty insignificant.  If you can
>  > give me a great use-case for PKGBUILD history, I may be swayed in this
>  > opinion.. but to switch away from CVS is more important than the
>  > history.  To me, CVS is the equivalent of being stabbed in the face.
>  > I'd really like it to stop stabbing me.
>  >
>  >     //  jeff
>  When keeping CVS read-only online, I see no reason to keep history. The
>  only reason to keep history for me is, well, to look at older revisions
>  of a package (when did we break this, who broke it and why is this line
>  here). When keeping a read-only CVS archive online, we can also check
>  those things out.

Agreed. We will also need to switch the web interface and I *think*
that ViewVC works for both cvs and svn repos. Haven't looked to hard
at it.

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