[llvm-dev] [cfe-dev] GitHub anyone?

Aaron Ballman via llvm-dev llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org
Wed Jun 1 11:36:40 PDT 2016

On Wed, Jun 1, 2016 at 2:18 PM, Renato Golin via llvm-dev
<llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org> wrote:
> On 1 June 2016 at 17:02, John Criswell <jtcriswel at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Do you have a set of volunteers lined up to do such a migration? Getting
>> people willing to do the migration will obviously be key, and that was the
>> one thing I didn't see in the original email.
> Hi John,
> Well, first we need to know if people are in favour, then if the
> migration won't bring any serious problem, and then we can think of a
> migration plan. :)
> So far, it seems people are mostly in favour, with a few that reported
> being locked into SVN. I had anticipated that, and have proposed
> GitHub's SVN integration, which allows read-write access, so it should
> be mostly ok. We need more tests on that side to be sure, though.
> The biggest problem we're facing right now is how to sync the repos.
> The existing llvm-repos format with all projects as sub-modules seem
> to be a good candidate, but I still haven't seen a consensus on how
> we'd do that.
> About the migration plan, most people seem to agree a step-by-step
> process is necessary. So, first we move to git-only, possibly with
> sub-modules,

Despite people's reservations of a git-only repository? I mean, we
still don't know that this will even work for people who wish to stay
with SVN. I am really not comfortable with this decision based on "it
should be mostly ok" from above, but maybe I am misunderstanding


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