[development] A Git mirror for Drupal CVS

Gerhard Killesreiter gerhard at killesreiter.de
Tue Feb 26 10:16:08 UTC 2008

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Larry Garfield schrieb:
> 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*

Well, there could be a read-only cvs (or svn) mirror of core... :p

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