[Xcb] SVN: any intense objections to switching?

Jeremy Kolb jkolb at brandeis.edu
Fri Aug 5 02:40:13 EST 2005

Jeremy Kolb wrote:
> Barton C Massey wrote:
>> In message <1122994125.8088.7.camel at localhost.localdomain> you wrote:
>>> Is it possible to go backwards?  We don't want a source code motel where
>>> which we can check in to but not check out of ;-).
>> Good point.  I thought I'd checked this, but I can't find my
>> old notes around anymore.  It looks like this might do the
>> job:
>>   http://svn2cvs.tigris.org/
>> Someone should experiment with it a bit.
>>> I'd also recommend frequent tarball generation so that you don't
>>> discourage people putting their toes in the water with Xcb; most
>>> everyone knows how to check out of CVS; the same is not true of SVN.
>> Maybe.  SVN co is really not that hard to figure out; it
>> essentially is just like CVS, except with URLs instead of
>> the magic CVS -d strings and the whole "login" fiasco.
>> Thanks for the great thoughts!
>>     Bart
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> I just got home from a week long campout and haven't read beyond this 
> message yet so I apologize if other stuff is written about this later. 
> I've had no problems with cvs so far, and I don't know what the cost of 
> moving is, but it is nice to be under fdo in regards to source control, 
> and I find cvs easy to use.  I don't mind the logins and as far as the 
> -d strings it should be fine once you create your local repository, then 
> you never have to deal with them.  Anyways, I'll keep reading.
> Jeremy
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Ok! I knew that that was going to be a useless email :)  It sounds like 
people are investigating and that's awesome.  I do like the commit 
mailing list and the stats.  If there's anyway we could keep those, that 
would be awesome.


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