[Scummvm-devel] Subversion is here!

Jonathan Gray jsg at goblin.cx
Thu Jan 12 15:07:01 CET 2006

On Fri, Jan 13, 2006 at 12:00:36AM +0100, Max Horn wrote:
> Hi folks,
> the SF.net Subversion beta program started today. As you may already  
> know, I managed to get us onto the pariticipant list.
> So we can start using Subversion now if we want to ! I only have to  
> enable it. For details on the server, check out <https:// 
> sourceforge.net/docs/E09>
> However, I recommend not to rush this, to avoid trouble / confusion.  
> My suggestion is that, unless there are general objections to the  
> whole switch, we switch during the coming weekend (or later, if we  
> determine there are problems with this). SF.net allows us to  
> automatically migrate our existing CVS repository to Subversion (note  
> that the CVS repos will always stay there). This can take a couple  
> hours, considering the size of our CVS repos... The plan would be to  
> not let people commit in that time, and then we all start using  
> Subversion at the same time.
> They also provide various default hook scripts (for validating MIME  
> types -- think "binary flag for pictures"; for commit mails; etc.).
> Furthermore, we may want to setup something like svn2cvs (http:// 
> svn2cvs.tigris.org/) to keep our anon CVS archive up-to-date;  
> although I'd prefer not to do that and instead tell our users to use  
> anon Subversion access instead.
> What do you think, folks?

I fail to see a single reason for changing mentioned in this mail.

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