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Re: Maintenance of the Hurd parts in glibc (was: about GNU Hurd)


From: Marcus Brinkmann
Subject: Re: Maintenance of the Hurd parts in glibc (was: about GNU Hurd)
Date: Thu, 26 Jul 2007 12:59:39 +0200
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At Wed, 25 Jul 2007 21:13:34 -0400 (EDT),
Michael Casadevall <sonicmctails@gmail.com> wrote:
> I realize no matter what we do, people are going to be upset, but its
> hurting the project as a whole staying on CVS.

It's delusional to think that the problems of the Hurd are related to
a choice of the version control system.

> Anyway, as a general comprise, why don't we simply move to SVN (while not 
> actively stated, Savannah does host Subversion repos, it needs to be 
> turned on in the project preferences by a project admin;

How is this done?

> most DVCS 
> can work with a subversion backend (the major expection being monotone, 
> and mercural; git, bzr, and svk can use subversion as a backend)  and the 
> learning curve of going from cvs to svn is learning to type svn instead of 
> cvs :-)

I am fine with switching to SVN, and I agree with you that using this
as a backend for any of the major DVCS is a good compromise.

It would be a good idea to have SVN running on the Hurd before
switching.  Also, I checked out savannah and could not find the option
you mention above.

Thanks,
Marcus





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