[lfs-dev] Project contributor names

Armin K. 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.
>>>>
>>>> http://cgit.freedesktop.org/mesa/mesa/
>>>>
>>>> Just click on any of the commits below and you can easily see what's
>>>> changed.
>>>>
>>>> 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.
>>>
>>> http://trac.cross-lfs.org/wiki/Basic%20Git%20Usage
>>
>> 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.
> 
> Pierre
> 
> 

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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