[Dctrl-tools-devel] Anybody object to a redo of the git repository?

Antti-Juhani Kaijanaho antti-juhani at kaijanaho.fi
Wed Nov 7 19:57:59 UTC 2007

On Tue, Nov 06, 2007 at 07:53:13AM +0200, Antti-Juhani Kaijanaho wrote:
> The current dctrl-tools.git repository contains history converted by
> darcs-to-git, and the conversion is not perfect.  I have now received a
> better conversion from the author of darcs2git, and I am considering
> switching.
> The problem is that this will be a history rewrite in terms of what Git
> sees and requires manual work from anybody who has (local) commits on
> top of the current conversion.
> Anybody have an objection to switching?  Please respond in by Wednesday
> afternoon Eastern European time :)  [+0200]

This has been now done.  Instructions for converting local clones:

git branch -m master old-master
git fetch
git branch master origin/master
git checkout master

(This moves the old history under old-master.  It is also accessible in
the collab-maint repository as the old-master branch.)

Antti-Juhani Kaijanaho, Jyväskylä, Finland

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