[Geany-devel] Geany Plugins SVN Commit URLs

Enrico Tröger enrico.troeger at xxxxx
Wed Nov 2 17:22:25 UTC 2011

On Sun, 30 Oct 2011 15:25:10 -0700, Matthew wrote:

>On 11-10-30 03:03 PM, Frank Lanitz wrote:
>> On Sun, 30 Oct 2011 02:15:33 -0700
>> Matthew Brush<mbrush at codebrainz.ca>  wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> I haven't heard too much about the Git conversion of Geany Plugins,
>>> but I wanted to offer a suggestion that might improve the commit
>>> messages compared to Geany's.  In the Geany's Git repository there's
>>> links back to the SVN repository in the commit messages (the links
>>> are broken BTW). I was wondering if it would be better to have these
>>> links point to a place we have more control over, for example using
>>> a Geany commit, instead of this in the commit message:
>>> git-svn-id:
>>> https://geany.svn.sourceforge.net/svnroot/geany/trunk@5970
>>> ea778897-0a13-0410-b9d1-a72fbfd435f5
>>> We could have something like this:
>>> git-svn-id:
>>> [ea778897-0a13-0410-b9d1-a72fbfd435f5]
>>> (http://svn.geany.org/svnroot/geany/trunk?rev=5970)
>>> That way we could make the links work and be able to move the old
>>> SVN repository without breaking all the links in the commit
>>> message. I guess we'd need a little redirect script or something on
>>> geany.org. Note also the use of Markdown link syntax, which might
>>> render better on Github (not sure).
>> I'm afraid I don't get what is needed here? Did I got you right to
>> setup complete mirror of ancient svn on geany.org?
>Or easier, just make some URL forwarders/rewrites on geany.org so we 
>don't have to depend on SourceForge.net to always store the SVN repo
>and never change URLs.  The SVN URLs in the Git commit messages will
>never be able to change ever in the future, so if we point it to a
>location we control, then we can ensure they remain valid.

I didn't follow the discussion completely but I'd be fine with setting
up some URL forwarders or even a copy of the SVN repository on
geany.org. Just tell me what you would like (once we have a decision).


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