[arch-dev-public] The move to SVN
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
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