[development] howto about git and drupal modules maintain

Gordon Heydon gordon at heydon.com.au
Thu Jul 31 00:11:36 UTC 2008


On 31/07/2008, at 1:19 AM, Gerhard Killesreiter wrote:

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> Jeff Griffiths schrieb:
>> On Wed, Jul 30, 2008 at 7:53 AM, Richard Burford
>> <rich at freestylesystems.co.uk> wrote:
>>> CVS is a pain, especially for beginners like me but I feel, since  
>>> it's
>>> necessary for Drupal I just have to get used to it.
>> CVS seems to still be around simply because no-one is willing to
>> tackle the problem of going to svn or something else. Some other
>> projects are moving away from CVS:
>> Mozilla => Hg
>> PHP => SVN
>> IMHO Drupal could move at least to svn as it is much simpler to learn
>> than CVS and has better tools for people that want to use things like
>> git, hg or bazaar.
> Please stop, we've had that discussion more often than I care to  
> count.
> The gist is: As long as there are no suitable GUIs for dummies there  
> is
> no point in moving away from CVS.

Well then we can move to git! We will schedule it for next week ;)

git has a CVS server to allow users to use CVS to make commits. So all  
CVS GUI's work with git.


> Cheers,
> 	Gerhard
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