Gentoo Archives: gentoo-portage-dev

From: Zac Medico <zmedico@g.o>
To: gentoo-portage-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-portage-dev] VCS used for development of portage
Date: Mon, 08 Mar 2010 01:01:38
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-portage-dev] VCS used for development of portage by Robert Buchholz
1 On 03/07/2010 01:49 AM, Robert Buchholz wrote:
2 > On Saturday 06 March 2010, Robin H. Johnson wrote:
3 >> In either case, I'm starting to wonder if the change is just trivial
4 >> enough to get done in svn2git or git-svn directly. I think other
5 >> properties are already there.
6 >
7 > The git-svn man page states that a transformation is not trivial. I
8 > don't know if in general, svn:ignore is a subset of gitignore.
9 > Apprarantly, git-svnimport can handle this transformation, but it will
10 > probably come with other problems.
11 >
12 > In my opinion, we should just ignore this small history loss and after
13 > the git conversion, commit a .gitignore file with the latest ignore
14 > rules to the active branches. But that is just my opinion, and for the
15 > actual portage developers to decide.
17 I think that's reasonable. Mainly, the files that need to be ignored
18 are *.py[co] and doc/*.html.
19 --
20 Thanks,
21 Zac