[development] Git-mirror of Drupal core now on Github

Mikkel Høgh mikkel at hoegh.org
Sat Oct 11 16:57:17 UTC 2008

Yeah, that's basically my cron-script sans a bit of the nitty-gritty  
details, but it is an incremental operation, although the average  
runtime is around 13 seconds when there are no changes.

I've upped the frequency, so it now runs at :07 every hour :)
Kind regards,

Mikkel Høgh <mikkel at hoegh.org>

On 11/10/2008, at 18.50, Sam Boyer wrote:

> I'm assuming that your workflow looks something like this:
> $ cd /path/to/local/git-cvsimport/of/drupal/core
> $ git cvsimport -a
> $ git push --mirror <remote ref name for your github repo>
> Which will pull in all the recent changes from core, then push them  
> out to
> your github repo. If that's the case, git-cvsimport doesn't put much  
> strain
> on the servers, as it does its work by incrementally importing  
> changesets. If
> you were very concerned about server load, you could always run the
> git-cvsimport off a copy of drupal cvs that you keep rsync'd  
> locally, but I
> suspect that the performance impact on drupal's cvs server would be
> negligible in either case.
> Of course, if we were talking contrib, that might be a little  
> different... :)
> s
> On Saturday 11 October 2008 10:32:31 am Mikkel Høgh wrote:
>> No, no specific reason, besides not wanting to upset the admins at
>> cvs.drupal.org – I do not know how much strain a git-cvsimport puts  
>> on
>> the CVS server, but when I first set this up, I wanted to be on the
>> safe side.
>> If it's okay to do so, I have no problems increasing the frequency.
>> That server is doing almost nothing anyways :)
>> And yes, as Sam said, the URL i posted earlier is to the Github HTML
>> interface. The clone URL is git://github.com/mikl/drupal.git – sorry
>> for the confusion.
>> --
>> Kind regards,
>> Mikkel Høgh <mikkel at hoegh.org>
>> On 11/10/2008, at 17.03, Moshe Weitzman wrote:
>>> It would be ideal for core development if it could update very
>>> frequently like once per hour. That way we would be less likely to
>>> generate fuzzy patches. Most cron runs will result in no git push  
>>> but
>>> perhaps you have reasons why thats not desireable.
>>> On Sat, Oct 11, 2008 at 6:20 AM, Mikkel Høgh <mikkel at hoegh.org>  
>>> wrote:
>>>> For anyone who's been using/playing with my Git-mirror of Drupal
>>>> core CVS at
>>>> http://git.lion47.com/ (which is currently on a slow and unstable
>>>> connection), I have created a mirror on Github, so feel free to use
>>>> that
>>>> instead. I will keep updating it every 12 hours.
>>>> http://github.com/mikl/drupal/tree/master
>>>> --
>>>> Kind regards,
>>>> Mikkel Høgh <mikkel at hoegh.org>

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