Proposal for the transition timetable for the move to GIT

Jeff Law
Thu Jan 9 05:07:00 GMT 2020

On Wed, 2020-01-08 at 23:34 +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.
Is there any chance we could get one more trunk snapshot before the
conversion starts -- even if that means firing up the snapshot process
Friday?  It'd be quite useful for the ongoing Fedora build testing.

If it's a significant hassle, then don't worry, I'll create one


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