[development] howto about git and drupal modules maintain
sirkitree at gmail.com
Wed Jul 30 18:11:52 UTC 2008
Sounds like we need more of a task force then a single person, dww :)
On Wed, Jul 30, 2008 at 12:50 PM, Derek Wright <drupal at dwwright.net> wrote:
> On Jul 30, 2008, at 8:35 AM, Greg Knaddison - GVS wrote:
> Well, there are quite good GUIs for svn (often better than those for CVS).
> git can pretend to be a CVS pserver, so I believe you can just use all the
> CVS clients directly and point them at git.
> But we need that and we need someone to take over and really support
>> the version control API so that project/project_issue/project_release
>> modules can be RCS independent (see
>> for a plea for help on this).
> That's the heart of the matter.
> In addition to someone to adopt, fix, maintain and extend the
> versioncontrol API and the appropriate backend (versioncontrol_git,
> presumably), the other big hurdle here is that someone also needs to
> volunteer to be The Main Support Person(tm) for the 100s (1000s) of support
> questions that are going to be generated as a result of moving to a
> distributed version control system for the Drupal developer community. I'm
> not taking that job. Above person also gets to rewrite dozens of handbook
> pages and keep them current/accurate. You'll probably want to start giving
> talks at every DrupalCon about distributed version control, too. ;)
> -Derek (dww)
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