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Re: Proposal for the transition timetable for the move to GIT
- From: Maxim Kuvyrkov <maxim dot kuvyrkov at linaro dot org>
- To: Joseph Myers <joseph at codesourcery dot com>
- Cc: "Eric S. Raymond" <esr at thyrsus dot com>, "Richard Earnshaw (lists)" <Richard dot Earnshaw at arm dot com>, GCC Development <gcc at gcc dot gnu dot org>, Alexandre Oliva <oliva at gnu dot org>, Jeff Law <law at redhat dot com>, Mark Wielaard <mark at klomp dot org>, Jakub Jelinek <jakub at redhat dot com>, Segher Boessenkool <segher at kernel dot crashing dot org>
- Date: Fri, 10 Jan 2020 10:33:46 +0300
- Subject: Re: Proposal for the transition timetable for the move to GIT
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> On Jan 9, 2020, at 5:38 AM, Segher Boessenkool <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 08, 2020 at 11:34:32PM +0000, Joseph Myers wrote:
>> As noted on overseers, once Saturday's DATESTAMP update has run at 00:16
>> UTC on Saturday, I intend to add a README.MOVED_TO_GIT file on SVN trunk
>> and change the SVN hooks to make SVN readonly, then disable gccadmin's
>> cron jobs that build snapshots and update online documentation until they
>> are ready to run with the git repository. Once the existing git mirror
>> has picked up the last changes I'll make that read-only and disable that
>> cron job as well, and start the conversion process with a view to having
>> the converted repository in place this weekend (it could either be made
>> writable as soon as I think it's ready, or left read-only until people
>> have had time to do any final checks on Monday). Before then, I'll work
>> on hooks, documentation and maintainer-scripts updates.
> Where and when and by who was it decided to use this conversion?
Joseph, please point to message on gcc@ mailing list that expresses consensus of GCC community to use reposurgeon conversion. Otherwise, it is not appropriate to substitute one's opinion for community consensus.
I want GCC community to get the best possible conversion, being it mine or reposurgeon's. To this end I'm comparing the two conversions and will post my results later today.
Unfortunately, the comparison is complicated by the fact that you uploaded only "b" version of gcc-reposurgeon-8 repository, which uses modified branch layout (or confirm that there are no substantial differences between "7" and "8" reposurgeon conversions).