[kaffe] Re: request for switching to subversion
jim at kaffe.org
Fri Jun 3 14:35:05 PDT 2005
Adam Heath 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:
> 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.
Well, if we can get a readonly cvs copy working, then they don't have to
>>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
Cool. I had heard rumours of some such beast. I guess I should hang
out on irc more often. :-)
It would be cool to split some of the servers across multiple physical
locations to provide some redundancy...
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