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Subject: Re: [hwloc-devel] Move to git?
From: Jeff Squyres (jsquyres) (jsquyres_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-06-04 06:14:06

Ok. This is kinda what I assumed your response would be. :-)

Let me talk to Dave Goodell later today, who just recently went through converting MPICH from SVN -> Git, and see what kinds of things we need to do to get the ball rolling here, and what kinds of dragons we should expect to encounter along the way.

On Jun 3, 2013, at 11:17 PM, Brice Goglin <brice.goglin_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> +1000 !!!!!
> I already use git-svn for most of my hwloc work. But I still need svn for backports, and that wastes a lot of my time.
> Brice
> "Jeff Squyres (jsquyres)" <jsquyres_at_[hidden]> a écrit :
> We're having a discussion (again :-) ) about moving OMPI to a DVCS.
> The short conclusion of the long conversation is: the OMPI dev community would be much more comfortable moving to a DVCS if they could see some success with other OMPI projects (e.g., hwloc and/or MTT).
> Would hwloc be interested in moving to git? This would mean:
> 1. converting the existing svn to git
> --> including all historical log messages that refer to "rXXXX"
> 2. converting the existing trac to git
> --> including all trac tickets, comments, and wiki pages that refer to "rXXXX"
> The OMPI devs -- who are mostly unfamiliar with git -- would like to see some close-to-home successes with git over a period of time that don't require heavy administrative maintenance over time (one of the pushback issues was that some organizations have hired full-time people to
> maintain/fix git repositories when they break/become unusable).
> Interested?

Jeff Squyres
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