[arch-dev-public] Git for the repos

Eric Bélanger snowmaniscool at gmail.com
Thu Aug 25 13:41:50 EDT 2011

On Thu, Aug 25, 2011 at 1:38 PM, Andreas Radke <andyrtr at archlinux.org> wrote:
> Am Wed, 24 Aug 2011 22:53:55 +0200
> schrieb Florian Pritz <bluewind at xinu.at>:
>> So it came up in IRC again and I'll try to sum up the discussion:
>> SVN checkouts tend to break, some people only use it for our repos and
>> not anywhere else, it's slow.
> Latest devtools changes break some commits not copying files into the
> repos directories.

There is a patch in arch-project ML to fix that.

Another +1 for keeping svn.

> Subversion doesn't feel that fast. But it has done its job very well for
> a long time until somebody broke it. So please keep it and fix/revert
> broken commits. No need to reinvent the whole process again.
> -Andy

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