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Re: ECF non-EPL code moved to github (was Re: [ecf-dev] Move to GIT)

Hi,

Thanks for the info. Good move.

My github username is 'codesurgeon'

Cheers,

Mustafa

On Tue, Jun 29, 2010 at 11:30 PM, Markus Alexander Kuppe
<ecf-dev_eclipse.org@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On 06/14/2010 08:11 PM, Wim Jongman wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> We have discussed the move to GIT on the conference call. We have agreed
>> to move to GIT as soon as possible. There are a couple of things that
>> need to be solved in our way of working which we can discuss here:
>>
>> One advantage of GIT is to have a staged repository. This means that
>> check-ins do not pile up in your workspace but that you can frequently
>> commit in your local repository. This sounds good but it comes with its
>> own sets of threats. For example, programmers tend to become more
>> isolated because their work is not frequently merged to the master
>> repository (if somebody again says there is no master repository, I
>> start screaming ;). Also, if the programmer loses his/her local disk
>> then a lot of changes can get lost because of local only check-ins. In
>> contrast check-ins to CVS HEAD require high quality bites of code which
>> forces the programmer to think/work like that.
>>
>> Markus suggested to have some kind of intermediate repository (lets say
>> TEST) where work can be merged and build without breaking the build on
>> the master repository. This could even be automated, when the TEST build
>> succeeds, all changes are released to the master repository.
>>
>> We have talked about the lack of eclipse integration. The CVS
>> state-of-the-art is not available in GIT yet but better integration and
>> adoption rate should run parallel.  I have worked on some issue a few
>> months ago in EGit and they have a really committed team. I expect that
>> GIT integration will become better real quick.
>>
>> GIT also allows us to use code reviews tools like Gerrit. We have to ask
>> the GIT team how this increases the workload, but a bug in one of my own
>> contributions was caught early this way so I can state from personal
>> experience/shame that this works.
>
> Hi,
>
> the non-EPL CVS repo hosted at ecf1.osuosl.org has been retired in favor
> of a git repo at github [0]. This means you will have to use git now
> instead of CVS to access the code. Committers will also have to setup a
> github account and be added to the team at github. Just respond to this
> mail with your user name.
>
> For the moment the old CVS repo is set to read-only and will be turned
> off in the next couple of days. Websites and builds will be updated as
> we go.
>
> Markus
>
> [0] http://github.com/ECF/ecf-nonepl
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