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From: Matthew Thode <prometheanfire@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 13:32:59
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] Portage Git migration - clean cut or git-cvsserver by Johannes Huber
On 05/23/2012 07:54 AM, Johannes Huber wrote:
> Am Mittwoch 23 Mai 2012, 14:42:37 schrieb Michael Weber: > 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] > [2] > [3] > > 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
clean-cut++ -- -- Matthew Thode (prometheanfire)


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