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From: Ian Whyman <thev00d00@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] Portage Git migration - clean cut or git-cvsserver
Date: Wed, 23 May 2012 13:15:32
Message-Id: CAHQUTiyxMQQ2-XTiqb7Vbcimhk8zK0jGiWtzpJr_gUVVgwQvxQ@mail.gmail.com
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] Portage Git migration - clean cut or git-cvsserver by Johannes Huber
On May 23, 2012 1:55 PM, "Johannes Huber" <johu@g.o> wrote:
> > Am Mittwoch 23 Mai 2012, 14:42:37 schrieb Michael Weber: > > > -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- > > > Hash: SHA256 > > > > > > Hi, > > > > > > i've looked at the blockers of "[TRACKER] portage migration to git" > > > [1] and want to discuss "testing git-cvsserver" [2]. > > > > > > There are two proposed scenarios how to migrate the developers write > > > access to the portage tree. > > > > > > "Clean cut" turns of cvs access on a given and announced timestamp, > > > rsync-generation/updates is suspended (no input -> no changes), some > > > magic scripts prepare the git repo (according to [3], some hours > > > duration) and we all checkout the tree (might be some funny massive
load).
> > > > > > "testing git-cvsserver" proses "Clean cut" with the additional ability > > > to continue using cvs update/commit, - in best case - on the old > > > checkout w/o alteration on the developers side. > > > > > > "Clean cut" forces us to clean up out dirty checkouts (I have some > > > added directories, added ebuilds i hesitated to `repoman commit`). > > > Plus we have to alter all our hot-wired portage mangling scripts from > > > cvs'ish to git'ish (I use my read/write checkout as portage tree (cvs > > > checkout + egencache for checkout) and have an automated google-chrome > > > bump script). But this can be accomplished on a per developer basis, > > > and slackers don't stall the process. > > > > > > "testing git-cvsserver" forces us all to test these cvs'ish scripts > > > and behaviours against a git-cvsserver and report. > > > We all know that this test-runs will never happen, stalling this bug > > > till infinity. > > > Plus infra/"subset of devs marshalling the migration" get stuck > > > between fixing git issues and git-cvsserver. > > > > > > *if you still read this* *wow* > > > > > > Please discuss my arguments and come to the conclusions to > > > RESO/WONT-FIX "testing git-cvsserver", make a "clean cut" and remove > > > this bug from the blockers of "[TRACKER] portage migration to git". > > > > > > My lengthy 2 cents. > > > > > > [1] https://bugs.gentoo.org/333531 > > > [2] https://bugs.gentoo.org/333699 > > > [3] https://bugs.gentoo.org/333705#c2 > > > - -- > > > Gentoo Dev > > > http://xmw.de/ > > > -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- > > > Version: GnuPG v2.0.17 (GNU/Linux) > > > Comment: Using GnuPG with Mozilla - http://enigmail.mozdev.org/ > > > > > > iF4EAREIAAYFAk+82z0ACgkQknrdDGLu8JBUWAD/dmuqyES/mYDrMam+/txnHmgd > > > VaQaqwHMlwzzqQwbpY4A/0h+5Vp8sLbOE78k4SCaGE2dCQtmeOz0jd1YxkDzP+YW > > > =jXLQ > > > -----END PGP SIGNATURE----- > > > > 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.
> > > > Clean cut++ > > > > Cheers > > -- > > Johannes Huber (johu) > > Gentoo Linux Developer / KDE Team > > GPG Key ID F3CFD2BD > >
Another vote for clean cut from me.