subversion? (was: [ODE] From unstable to trunk...)
gl at ntlworld.com
Thu Jun 30 14:54:07 MST 2005
(I'm not currently active in ODE and don't know Subversion, but ...)
couldn't you just keep the existing ODE archived in Sourceforge, and
continue with a new Subversion project? So the past history would still be
available if needed via SF.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Adam D. Moss" <adam at gimp.org>
To: "ode" <ODE at q12.org>
Sent: Thursday, June 30, 2005 2:23 PM
Subject: subversion? (was: [ODE] From unstable to trunk...)
> Jon Watte (ODE) wrote:
>> Is it time to change to something like Perforce or Subversion, which
>> tracks specific related change sets? It's much easier to integrate "this
>> particular patch" with those tools.
> I would welcome Subversion, it's a pleasure to use. It's a
> royal pain to isolate multi-file changes in CVS after-the-fact.
>> tigris.org is a hosting site that lets you host on Subversion for free,
>> btw. (I don't know where SourceForge is at WRT Subversion project
> SF have been muttering about Subversion for a year or so, but
> they're incredibly slow to address any sort of user needs, IMO...
> tigris.org is likely very trustworthy, but I'd be interested in
> more opinions from ODEy people about a move to SVN. tigris.org
> might not support the (hooks for the) sorts of tree policies we
> have regarding different auth groups for trunk versus the unstable
> branch, etc. There's also a question of whether we can convert
> our valuable CVS history to SVN (the conversion isn't hard, but
> the CVS permissions needed to do this might not be obtainable
> from SF - dunno).
> Adam D. Moss - adam at gimp.org
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