[Incubator] PLEASE READ & REPLY: cvs/svn and svn/svn import to OSGeo.org
neteler.osgeo at gmail.com
Thu May 11 18:08:34 EDT 2006
Daniel Brookshier wrote:
> Project Name:
> Contact name and email:
Markus Neteler (neteler at itc it)
> Do you want to copy your repository history to OSGeo?: (y/n)
No/not yet (needs clarification in GRASS Development Team)
> Repository type and version (like SVN 3.1):
Currently CVS, SVN migration is planned.
> Where are you are currently hosted (custom, CodeHaus, Source Forge, etc.):
> Do you have the capability to dump to a svn tarball?:(y/n)
If CVS, not sure if cvs2svn can be done.
If SVN, yes.
> How many files:
Approximately 4800 files.
> Approximate size of repository (if you can do a svnadmin dump is ideal):
In the order of 70MB.
> The question about actually moving the repository history is important.
> I need to know how many of you plan to do this to scope operation's
> people's time. Porting your entire repository history is not a
> requirement. As an example, MapGuide chose to just import their latest
> release. There is something to be said for starting out clean. I have
> seen some folks just create snapshots of major release to tar files and
> not even put them in the repository. Depends on what you think is
> important verses clutter.
For code traceability purposes, copyright clearance and ongoing studies
on source code evolution it is essential for us to maintain the entire
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