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

Mehdi Amini via llvm-dev llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org
Wed Jun 1 12:15:03 PDT 2016

> On Jun 1, 2016, at 11:36 AM, Aaron Ballman via llvm-dev <llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org> wrote:
> 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.

The thread is open on llvm-dev, there won't be any migration next week (or even next month), that leaves time for any contributor to raise any real blockers.
I haven't seen any of these till now, but the thread is getting long and  I may have missed an email..


> I am really not comfortable with this decision based on "it
> should be mostly ok" from above, but maybe I am misunderstanding
> something.
> ~Aaron
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