[Geany-devel] Git switch (for real)

Frank Lanitz frank at xxxxx
Mon Oct 3 18:22:16 UTC 2011

On Mon, 03 Oct 2011 18:29:25 +0200
Colomban Wendling <lists.ban at herbesfolles.org> wrote:

> Le 03/10/2011 17:32, Frank Lanitz a écrit :
> > On Mon, 03 Oct 2011 17:28:14 +0200
> > Colomban Wendling <lists.ban at herbesfolles.org> wrote:
> > 
> >> Frank: when can we do the actual switch?  I can have the time
> >> whenever I want this week, I just need to know ;)
> > 
> > I suggest weekend around 2011-10-29. At least at this weekend I've
> > nothing planned yet. But IIRC Enrico was on travel at this date. 
> I feel it a bit too far, but...
> However, I think that for normal committers (you, Nick), there's not
> much to do:
> 1) stop committing to SVN during the export;
> 2) create an account on the new hosting site if not already done;
> 3) tell the repo owner (me(?)) to grant you commit & stuff rights;
> 4) start committing using Git on new host.
> Apart 1, you can even still commit during the process since Git is a
> DVCS, only push would require steps 2 and 3.
> I think this is pretty cheap and can probably be done in a couple of
> minutes, plus maybe another couple of minutes to read/check the new
> committing rules (e.g. push development commit to develop branch
> rather than master, etc.).
> The big part is the SVN export/import and porting of "commit hooks",
> not sure if you have some?
> I'm not saying you shouldn't participate (the more qualified
> volunteers the better!), just that maybe if you haven't the time we
> can do by ourselves ;)

You asked for a date when I'm free so I looked up ;) 
But as mentioned in another mail also this weekend would be fine or any
other date as I don't be involved this much at this phase. 

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