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From: Alexey Shvetsov <alexxy@g.o>
Subject: Re: Portage Git migration - clean cut or git-cvsserver
Date: Wed, 23 May 2012 17:39:24 +0300
+1 for killing cvs


Johannes Huber писал 2012-05-23 15:54:
> Am Mittwoch 23 Mai 2012, 14:42:37 schrieb Michael Weber:
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>> Hi,
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>> i've looked at the blockers of "[TRACKER] portage migration to git"
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>> [1] and want to discuss "testing git-cvsserver" [2].
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>> There are two proposed scenarios how to migrate the developers write
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>> access to the portage tree.
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>> "Clean cut" turns of cvs access on a given and announced timestamp,
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>> rsync-generation/updates is suspended (no input -> no changes), some
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>> magic scripts prepare the git repo (according to [3], some hours
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>> duration) and we all checkout the tree (might be some funny massive
> load).
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>> "testing git-cvsserver" proses "Clean cut" with the additional
> ability
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>> to continue using cvs update/commit, - in best case - on the old
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>> checkout w/o alteration on the developers side.
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>> "Clean cut" forces us to clean up out dirty checkouts (I have some
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>> added directories, added ebuilds i hesitated to `repoman commit`).
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>> Plus we have to alter all our hot-wired portage mangling scripts
> from
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>> cvs'ish to git'ish (I use my read/write checkout as portage tree
> (cvs
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>> checkout + egencache for checkout) and have an automated
> google-chrome
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>> bump script). But this can be accomplished on a per developer basis,
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>> and slackers don't stall the process.
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>> "testing git-cvsserver" forces us all to test these cvs'ish scripts
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>> and behaviours against a git-cvsserver and report.
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>> We all know that this test-runs will never happen, stalling this bug
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>> till infinity.
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>> Plus infra/"subset of devs marshalling the migration" get stuck
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>> between fixing git issues and git-cvsserver.
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>> *if you still read this* *wow*
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>> Please discuss my arguments and come to the conclusions to
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>> RESO/WONT-FIX "testing git-cvsserver", make a "clean cut" and remove
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>> this bug from the blockers of "[TRACKER] portage migration to git".
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>> My lengthy 2 cents.
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>> [1] https://bugs.gentoo.org/333531
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>> [2] https://bugs.gentoo.org/333699
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>> [3] https://bugs.gentoo.org/333705#c2
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>> - --
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>> Gentoo Dev
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>> http://xmw.de/
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> I support RESOLUTION WONTFIX, if nobody cares about the bug since it
> was opened it is obvious out of interest. There is no reason to
> support jurassic software.
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> Clean cut++
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> Cheers

-- 
Best Regards,
Alexey 'Alexxy' Shvetsov
Petersburg Nuclear Physics Institute, NRC Kurchatov Institute, 
Gatchina, Russia
Department of Molecular and Radiation Biophysics
Gentoo Team Ru
Gentoo Linux Dev
mailto:alexxyum@...
mailto:alexxy@g.o
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Re: Portage Git migration - clean cut or git-cvsserver
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