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Subject: Re: [OMPI devel] RFC: OMPI git mirror on github.com
From: Jeff Squyres (jsquyres_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-08-18 08:27:37


That's pretty clever, actually (SVN and git effectively together in the same repo). Cool!

However, migrating to git has all the same problems that I mentioned in the prior email to you. Is Mellanox volunteering to do all the work for conversion?

On Aug 18, 2012, at 3:28 AM, Mike Dubman wrote:

> btw, once it is at github, it can be the only repo with multiple access interfaces: svn,git
>
> https://github.com/blog/1178-collaborating-on-github-with-subversion
>
> Finally, we can commit from git or svn w/o keeping r/o mirrors for hg/git .....
>
> What do you think?
>
>
>
> On Fri, Aug 17, 2012 at 2:07 PM, Jeff Squyres <jsquyres_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> Come to think of it, why not host the official mercurial SVN mirror repo on Bitbucket for the same reason (lots of nice hg features on Bitbucket -- nicer than hgweb/www.open-mpi.org's hosting).
>
> There's no need to delete the original mercurial SVN mirror on www.open-mpi.org (because I know of at least one group who is actively using it), but we could deprecate it and schedule to take it down in, say, 6 months or so.
>
>
> On Aug 16, 2012, at 9:06 PM, Ralph Castain wrote:
>
> > Putting it on github is a good solution - gitweb can be rather annoying, from prior experience.
> >
> > On Aug 16, 2012, at 4:08 PM, Jeff Squyres <jsquyres_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> >
> >> WHAT: Create a git mirror of SVN (just like we have for Mercurial), host it on github.com (vs. hosting it on www.open-mpi.org)
> >>
> >> WHY: LANL and Mellanox both asked for git mirrors
> >>
> >> WHEN: Already done
> >>
> >> WHERE: https://github.com/open-mpi/ompi-svn-mirror
> >>
> >> ------
> >>
> >> LANL and Mellanox prefer git to Mercurial, so they asked me to setup a git mirror for SVN (similar to what we have for Mercurial: http://www.open-mpi.org/svn/mercurial.php). No problem; I did it.
> >>
> >> I was trying to setup gitweb on www.open-mpi.org and running into a few problems (I'm not super-familiar with the intricacies of git), and I had an epiphany: why not put the OMPI SVN git mirror on github.com?
> >>
> >> There doesn't seem to be much of a reason to host the git repo on www.open-mpi.org, and github.com has lots of services that git people tend to like. So I did it.
> >>
> >> What do people think?
> >>
> >> 1. Having a git mirror at all (I think this is a no-brainer, since some of our active developers want it)
> >> 2. Hosting it at github.com instead of www.open-mpi.org
> >>
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