[development] A Git mirror for Drupal CVS

Larry Garfield larry at garfieldtech.com
Mon Feb 25 23:26:16 UTC 2008

On Mon, 25 Feb 2008 15:44:56 -0500, Earnie Boyd <earnie at users.sourceforge.net> wrote:
> Quoting Liam McDermott <liam at intermedia-online.com>:
>> Gerhard Killesreiter wrote:
>>> What we coud do (as long as the relevant backend for the project module
>>> exists) is to move core development to git. There we are free of social
>>> reasons.
>> This sounds like an excellent idea! The only problem is having to
>> maintain two seperate version control systems at the same time. On a
>> related point: if this works for core, would it not make sense to
>> allow contrib maintainers the option to use Git instead of CVS?
>> Make Git optional and contrib maintainers can move over at their own
>> speed. If/when a Windows GUI client becomes available for example. It
>> would also be interesting to see how many people stick with CVS, if
>> nearly everyone switches their modules/themes to Git, CVS could be
>> deprecated pretty quickly.
>> Just throwing some ideas around. Sorry if this has all been said before.
> :)
> Nice idea.  Now all that is left is the work to help Derek with making
> the transition for the project module.

Except for those people who do checkout anonymously from core for various reasons and don't want to have to deal with yet another RCS with completely different semantics...

*raises hand*

--Larry Garfield

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