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To: Christian Faulhammer <opfer@g.o>
From: Donnie Berkholz <dberkholz@g.o>
Subject: Re: Help?
Date: Sat, 1 Nov 2008 16:51:36 -0700
On 22:45 Sat 01 Nov     , Christian Faulhammer wrote:
> nice to see this thing moving, so thanks to all people involved.  Apart
> from the transition to Git, we also need to update all our crucial
> utilities.  Is there an agenda or roadmap for this transition, where
> all these informations are gathered?  And how else can one help?

I'm working on a basic plan, and I've been talking to Robin (and whoever 
else happens to be on #gentoo-dev at the time) about it.

There's 4 main pieces that I can think of offhand:

1. Getting a reasonable backend setup that is performant for initial
   checkout, updates, and checkins;
2. Figuring out a workflow that makes the most sense, even if it's the
   same one we already have;
3. Updating utilities, mainly repoman on the dev side, and rsync scripts
   on the backend; and
4. A plan for the actual migration.

Here's progress so far:

1. Working on it
2. Draft at <http://dev.gentoo.org/~dberkholz/master_plan.txt>. Thoughts?
3. Should be fairly straightforward. Patches welcome!
4. Could use some discussion. For example, do we provide 
   backwards-compat CVS for a while, or do we just provide a git testing 
   server for a while and switch things over all at once?

-- 
Thanks,
Donnie

Donnie Berkholz
Developer, Gentoo Linux
Blog: http://dberkholz.wordpress.com
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