[PC-BSD Dev] Switching VCS to Git

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.org
Wed Apr 17 06:43:02 PDT 2013

On 04/17/2013 09:36, Ken Moore wrote:
> On 04/17/2013 09:29, Kris Moore wrote:
>> On 04/17/2013 01:09, Florian Stinglmayr wrote:
>>> Is there any particular reason why you did not convert the entire SVN
>>> history? Having that would be helpful IMHO.
>>> Regards,
>>> Florian
>> I started to, but then decided against it for a few reasons:
>> 1. It was making the new repo very large, lots of binary blobs and such
>> was ballooning it up to ~3GB. This seemed like a good time to trim down
>> to reasonable initial clone time.
>> 2. We only have a few very active developers, so I figured most wouldn't
>> mind.
>> 3. We will still have the old SVN repo available in read-only mode for
>> the foreseeable future, which still has all the SVN history intact, in
>> case somebody needs to get at it.
> My only request is to also transfer the pcbsd-projects tree to a git
> repo. There is some important stuff in there, and that is the main
> development arena I use for new utilities so I don't have to worry
> about committing partially completed work. Also the EasyPBI directory
> in there contains all the scripts and stuff necessary to update the
> EasyPBI port in about 5 minutes.  :-)

Its on my TODO list for today :)

Kris Moore
PC-BSD Software

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