[Reportbug-maint] Move to git?

Sandro Tosi morph at debian.org
Wed Mar 25 17:04:47 UTC 2009

2009/3/25 Y Giridhar Appaji Nag <appaji at debian.org>:
> On 09/03/24 14:57 +0100, Sandro Tosi said ...
>> On Mon, Feb 23, 2009 at 16:26, Sandro Tosi <morph at debian.org> wrote:
>> >
>> > That said, why don't move from svn to git directly? I volunteer to do
>> > the switch. If I don't receive any "STOP" email within a week or so,
>> > I'll convert the svn repo (maintaining the history) to a git one.
>> A little bit earlier than a week (sorry if I'm too fast ;) ), I
>> finally converted[1] our repository to git[2]
> Not "too fast" but a bit impatient perhaps? ;).  Thanks for the work.

welcome :)

>> [1] http://wiki.debian.org/Alioth/Git#ConvertaSVNAliothrepositorytoGit
>> [2] git+ssh://git.debian.org/git/reportbug/reportbug.git
> Doesn't work for me (I can't push changes).  The problem is that
> reportbug.git and its subdirectories on git.debian.org is not writable
> by the "reportbug" group.  Can you please correct it?


morph at alioth:/git/reportbug$ chmod -R g+w reportbug.git/

should work now; let me know if there's something else to fix.

>> Please use this know, since I'll be asking for SVN removal as soon as
>> possible (for example, once I upload 4.0 to sid, that's really soon
>> now, and teh conversion was blocking it).
> I suggest that we let the repository be around for a while (a few months
> actually), just in case we discover that something wasn't converted over
> properly.  Such things take time to discover.

Well, I agree, but I think a read-only SVN repository would be much
better (so that no commit would go there by error); if it's ok, I'll
switch the "no-more-write" mode on.

Sandro Tosi (aka morph, morpheus, matrixhasu)
My website: http://matrixhasu.altervista.org/
Me at Debian: http://wiki.debian.org/SandroTosi

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