[Project_owners] Moving source from CVS

Anirvana Mishra anidps at gmail.com
Mon May 3 08:34:17 PDT 2010


I think, we don't really need SVN, If we already offer Hg to projects. But
for the development of mozdev.org website itself, we should have a modern
system like Hg or SVN.

On Mon, May 3, 2010 at 8:54 PM, Eric H. Jung <eric.jung at yahoo.com> wrote:

> 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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