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On Sat, Nov 1, 2008 at 4:51 PM, Donnie Berkholz <email@example.com> wrote:
> 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
I will probably volunteer myself for #3 repoman....
> 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?
> Donnie Berkholz
> Developer, Gentoo Linux
> Blog: http://dberkholz.wordpress.com