[lfs-dev] Project contributor names
krejzi at email.com
Wed Mar 5 14:32:41 PST 2014
On 03/05/2014 11:18 PM, Pierre Labastie wrote:
> Le 05/03/2014 21:52, Bruce Dubbs a écrit :
>> William Harrington wrote:
>>> On Mar 4, 2014, at 7:16 PM, Armin K. wrote:
>>>> Well, I guess if we decide to migrate to git, we'll have some sort of
>>>> online browser like cgit or gitweb
>>>> For example, freedesktop.org uses cgit, here's the mesa repository.
>>>> Just click on any of the commits below and you can easily see what's
>>>> I expect that lfs-book and blfs-book mailing lists should still be
>>>> there, although mail format might be different than the current one.
>>> I moved from gitweb to cgit, and I'm liking cgit a lot. Gitweb
>>> shouldn't be used.
>>> Also, it's much easier to view what is going on with cgit, than gitweb.
>>> The only problem is that a test repo needs to be created if the LFS
>>> project goes to git.
>>> The devs will need to take some time to learn about git and making
>>> sure they know how to use it properly.
>> I certainly agree.
>>> When we moved to git with CLFS, a guide was created for devs to read.
>> Yes, we would need to update the developers guide.
>> I've gone through a similar tutorial and have an O'Reilly book on git,
>> but my concern is how to create and maintain the remote server. I know
>> Armin is working on that.
>>> Some things have changed long ago when that was created, but it'll help.
>>> As far as getting the initial git repository going and all of that,
>>> you've done most of the work. It's all about deploying it now if the
>>> community decides to go with git.
>>> There has to be a freeze to take the time to migrate svn to git, it
>>> does take time because svn repo has been around for 10 years or so.
>>> It'll take 12 hours or so for each repo (as you stated on your system).
>> First commit for LFS was December 29, 2000.
>> First commit for BLFS was May 29, 2002, but that was a conversion from CVS.
>> -- Bruce
> I already converted jhalfs, blfs to git using git svn. This is a very long
> process (to be done once fortunately), since all the commits are checked out
> one by one, and even replayed in the case of branching and merging!
> For BLFS, it takes slightly more than 12 h, jhalfs takes shorter (~3 h).
> Haven't tried lfs.
BLFS took 9 hours, LFS took a bit more. I fall asleep so I can't really
say how long.
I have both repositories exposed via git and cgit on my machine and
everything seems to be okay for now.
Note: My last name is not Krejzi.
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