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Ryan Phillips wrote: [Fri Apr 28 2006, 03:35:33PM CDT]
> To reiterate, changing SCMs would allow us to work better. I have
> not heard of a proposed change, a date to change, etc. I strongly
> urge that we get something rolling.
Go for it! *Grin*
More seriously, the only thing standing in the way of migrating away
from CVS is actual evidence that something else will work better. If
you want to do the testing, I don't think anybody is going to stand in
your way. Indeed, I'm sure that if you wanted to solicit help with
testing from our users, I suspect that infra could make a tarball of the
Some questions that need to be answered:
* Can the repo be converted while maintaining the history?
* How long does a full checkout take?
* How much disk space does a full checkout require?
* Is there a viewcvs equivalent available?
* Others that I can't think of right now? (Please feel free to add.)
(As an aside, it's perfectly possible to set up git so that anybody in
the appropriate group can make changes.)
You seem to have an obvious preference for svn; care to to the
benchmarking for that case?
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