[PD-dev] Going from CVS to Subversion

Hans-Christoph Steiner hans at eds.org
Tue Aug 22 02:34:20 CEST 2006

On Aug 13, 2006, at 11:56 AM, Frank Barknecht wrote:

> Hallo,
> IOhannes m zmoelnig hat gesagt: // IOhannes m zmoelnig wrote:
>> Frank Barknecht wrote:
>>> 1) developer vote:
>>>   Should the SF repository switch from CVS to SVN on Sourceforge?
>>>   [ ] yes
>>>   [ ] no
>> i am all for it, but: does sourceforge already implement some kind of
>> acl for svn? or can we live without acl's?
> Uh, we need to check this. But AFAIK we currently only use the ACL on
> Miller's branch.

There are a few more ACLs than that:


This is probably important, so it needs to be sorted before the  
transition.  If ACLs are in place, then I vote YES, otherwise MAYBE  
(there would have to be some more politicing)...


>>> 2) sort out techical issues with branches, tags etc.
>> for externals i would suggest to split branches on each external
>> separately, (e.g. /externals/zexy/trunk instead of /trunk/ 
>> externals/zexy
>> or /externals/trunk/zexy)
> Yes, I agree with this, but this can be dealt with after The Big
> Change, I suppose. For the externals we also should to take care not
> to break the extended Build-system. Some changes will be necessary to
> the Build of course, because of the usual trunk/tags/branches layout
> in SVN.
> I cannot really comment on how to best deal with the branches of Pd's
> sources.
>>> 3) find someone (incl. admins!) who volunteers to do the import. I
>>> would volunteer but I wouldn't want to do this completely alone.
>> i would volunteer too, however i don't see any advantage in having  
>> 2 (or
>> more) persons involved in the migration. (probably when they are  
>> at the
>> same terminal, like with XP, then there might be a benefit)
> Let's do it mid-September then, when I'm in Graz. ;)
> I would actually prefer if someone else than me would do it, as I'm
> not that experienced especially with CVS internals, so I would gladly
> let you take over.
> Ciao
> -- 
>  Frank Barknecht                 _ ______footils.org_ __goto10.org__
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