[Project_owners] Moving source from CVS

Eric H. Jung eric.jung at yahoo.com
Mon May 3 08:24:38 PDT 2010


I suspect that is copied-and-pasted from an old bug. We've had Hg available
to projects for a year or two now. Do you think we should also offer SVN
also?

eric

On Mon, May 3, 2010 at 7:16 AM, anirvana mishra <anidps at gmail.com> wrote:

> Please see
> http://www.mozdev.org/drupal/wiki/Mozdev-Transition-Roles-Takeover#SiteManagementTeamRecurringTasks
> There is a  task for source control admin, in the note it says "there is a
> discussion on moving to
> a more modern system (such as SVN or Hg)".
> Can someone kindly explaing which component are we moving off to CVS?
>
>
> On Mon, May 3, 2010 at 2:25 PM, Eric H. Jung <grimholtz at yahoo.com> wrote:
>
>> Michael is right about moving the mozdev source code itself off of CVS:
>> it's integrated with an old publishing system called Hovercraft. I don't
>> know the details, but do know this was examined before and estimated to take
>> a lot of time.
>>
>> Michael: your blog post is really cool! I didn't know you could wrap Git
>> around CVS!
>>
>> Eric
>>
>>
>>
>> On Mon, May 3, 2010 at 3:51 AM, Michael J Gruber <
>> michaeljgruber+mozdevnews at fastmail.fm<michaeljgruber%2Bmozdevnews at fastmail.fm>
>> > wrote:
>>
>>> anirvana mishra venit, vidit, dixit 03.05.2010 05:21:
>>> > Thanks Jake,
>>> > How do we manage the source code of mozdev website? I think it's on CVS
>>> > only and we can move it to a better source control system.
>>>
>>> The website control won't change soon afaict. But you can do it
>>> yourself. See it in action here:
>>>
>>> http://aboutconfig.mozdev.org/git/
>>>
>>> (The graphiclog would need some shifting downwards, I know.)
>>> It requires some acquaintance with git and git cvsimport. The following
>>> may get you started:
>>>
>>> http://grubix.blogspot.com/2009/11/git-over-cvs.html
>>>
>>> Cheers,
>>> Michael
>>>
>>> P.S.: This "guerilla use" of repo.or.cz is OK with the owner of
>>> repo.or.cz.
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>
>
> --
> Cheers
> Anirvana Mishra
>
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