[Project_owners] Moving source from CVS

Andrew Steinborn g33kdyoo at gmail.com
Tue May 4 18:08:27 PDT 2010


True :)

On Tue, May 4, 2010 at 7:22 PM, Eric H. Jung <grimholtz at yahoo.com> wrote:

> Axel,
>
> I haven't really heard a firm dissent for providing yet another revision
> control system at mozdev (except perhaps Pete). I think the more important
> question than "which one?" is "who will do it?"
>
> Eric
>
>
> On Tue, May 4, 2010 at 6:00 PM, Axel <axel.grude at googlemail.com> wrote:
>
>>  Guys,
>>
>> can we think of existing users and use something that doesn't  build up a
>> huge learning curve for them? My opinion is still that SVN is probably the
>> most painless replacement for CVS, regardless of what's everybody's pet VCS
>> ? I would hate to see lots of existing projects go just  because they can't
>> understand the new version control system.
>>
>> Ax
>>
>>
>>
>> On 04/05/10 21:12, Jim Massey wrote:
>>
>> I'm really starting to like git but what I would really like to say is:
>> If hovercraft is so complex that there is only one person capable of
>> making changes then it may better to look into replacing it with something
>> that can be maintained and improved by mere mortals.
>>
>> Is the source to hovercraft available? Surely there is someone besides
>> Doug ( and Pete?) that is capable of maintaining a complex php project.
>> Never having seen the code and not knowing how mozdev is setup I'm not sure
>> but since lxr is not available (broken for many years now) I just assume
>> hovercraft is close to unmanagable.
>>
>>
>> Jim
>>
>>
>> Eric H. Jung wrote:
>>
>>
>>
>> On Tue, May 4, 2010 at 10:30 AM, Pete Collins <pete at mozdevgroup.com>wrote:
>>
>>>
>>>  Historically Mozdev has mirrored the tools mozilla.org uses.
>>>
>>> Which makes the most sense since the purpose of Mozdev is Mozilla based
>>> development.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>> But this is a community site, now, and if the community wants to use
>> something different from Mozilla, so be it. However, I doubt there is anyone
>> (except Doug, who isn't working for mozdev.org anymore) who has the
>> technical expertise to "swap out" CVS for SVN/git/something else. So all
>> this talk of switching is just great, but even if we come to consensus, I'm
>> betting nothing will happen. It will take a PHP developer a very long time
>> to come learn the mozdev.org internals enough such that he/she can "swap
>> out" CVS.
>>
>> Eric
>>
>>
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