[Geany-devel] Git switch (for real) (was: Re: geany on github; why not?)

Frank Lanitz frank at xxxxx
Mon Oct 3 18:21:20 UTC 2011

On Mon, 3 Oct 2011 18:59:49 +0200
Jiří Techet <techet at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Mon, Oct 3, 2011 at 17:28, Colomban Wendling
> <lists.ban at herbesfolles.org> wrote:
> > Hi all,
> >
> > Now the release is out, it's time for the real migration.  There's
> > things to do then, and perhaps a few we still need to agree on.
> >
> >
> > Le 05/09/2011 23:05, Jiří Techet a écrit :
> >> [...]
> >>
> >> End of the long email finally! I tried to record all what needs to
> >> be done so nothing is forgotten once the real migration takes place
> >> because some of the stuff took some time to discover.
> >
> > @Jiří: Would you mind doing the real export since you know have a
> > little experience?
> Sure, no problem. Just one thing I'd like to mention - I may be a
> security problem. During the export I can modify any commit (e.g. to
> send me the contents of the editor by email) and you probably won't
> notice. On the other hand, the good thing is that:
> 1. I don't feel it's something I'd like to do (but you cannot be sure
> I'm telling you the truth)

Well. We can verify the hash of source code after transition with the
hash we do have signed on server or e.g. in our personal git repos. 

> 2. You can compare the current state of master with your SVN checkout
> so you'll see immediately if there's something wrong with the top of
> trunk. I might modify  some past commits but these would have lower
> impact because everyone either uses the latest trunk or the latest
> stable release.


> About the timing, I'd prefer this weekend. There have been suggestions
> like 2011-10-29 but this is my birthday and even though I like Geany,
> I want to spend my birthday in a different way than making git
> conversions ;-).

I'm fine also with this. 

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