[kaffe] Re: request for switching to subversion

Davanum Srinivas dims at yahoo.com
Fri Jun 3 14:17:05 PDT 2005

At Apache, we are using svnmailer from here - http://opensource.perlig.de/svnmailer/


PS: doogie i sent u the wrong url before this. sorry.

--- Adam Heath <doogie at brainfood.com> wrote:

> On Fri, 3 Jun 2005, Jim Pick wrote:
> > >>So now, I'm posting publically.  What do all the existing developers
> > >>think about switching?
> >
> > I'm all for switching, if it doesn't inconvenience anyone.
> There are lots of places that currently access kaffe cvs directly.  Notifying
> all of those users is going to be a pain.
> > Some people might have a whole bunch of changes in their working tree
> > that haven't been checked in yet.
> Not just that, but people who are using cvs may not be reading this list.
> > > I'm fine with CVS and I'd really hate to install svn on all my strange
> > > boxes. CVS is very proven and portable. Maybe it is possible to get CVS
> > > in "read only" export? I don't even have commit access.
> >
> > That might be possible, I see a howto here:
> >
> > http://sam.zoy.org/writings/programming/svn2cvs.html
> It's certainly possible to setup a readonly cvs copy of a read/write svn
> repository.  But unless we switch off cvs at some point, users who only do
> readonly checkouts will never be inclined to switch.
> > I've been using svn for my own personal repository of stuff for about 2
> > years, and I've been quite happy with it.
> >
> > It would take some time to prototype this, but I'm willing to do the
> > work.  I think I'd like to set up a single-purpose Xen session on my new
> > server to host it.
> We have a xen setup already to go.  3 xen servers, large file server, gigabit
> nfsroot.  kaffe.brainfood.com is a 512m(ram), 40g setup running 2 tinderboxes
> already.
> > In particular, it would be nice to get rid of the cvs2ps-based email
> > script I made, since that's pretty buggy and incomplete.  :-)
> /me whispers NIH.  Always use someone else's work or script.  There are plenty
> of cvs/svn -> email notification scripts to choose from.  We haven't used one
> for svn, so does anyone have any suggestions?
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