[Numpy-discussion] Can we freeze the subversion repository and move to github this week?

Benjamin Root ben.root@ou....
Mon Sep 13 20:34:39 CDT 2010


On Mon, Sep 13, 2010 at 8:10 PM, Bruce Southey <bsouthey@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Mon, Sep 13, 2010 at 7:15 PM, Charles R Harris
> <charlesr.harris@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> >
> > On Mon, Sep 13, 2010 at 3:41 PM, Pauli Virtanen <pav@iki.fi> wrote:
> >>
> >> Mon, 13 Sep 2010 15:33:11 -0500, Travis Oliphant wrote:
> >> > Are we ready to do this yet?
> >> >
> >> > I know there were some outstanding questions. Are there major concerns
> >> > remaining?
> >>
> >> As far as the conversion is concerned, things should be OK.
> >>
> >> The bugs in svn-all-fast-export have been fixed in the meantime, and we
> >> have scripts for comparing checksums for each revision. It's hardly
> >> possible to lose anything.
> >>
> >> > Or, is it just picking a time to freeze subversion when
> >> > someone like David or Pauli who know how to move the repository to
> >> > github correctly a time to do it.
> >>
> >> I can upload a "final" repository today/tomorrow. If it seems OK, we can
> >> freeze SVN trunk a few days after that.
> >>
> >> Or we can freeze the trunk sooner than that after the "final" repo is
> up,
> >> and patch up things manually, if something turns up (unlikely).
> >>
> >
> > I think we should freeze the svn repo as soon as possible. Pierre is
> still
> > making commits there and unless there is an easy way to update the git
> repo
> > from svn those sort of commits might be a small hassle.
> >
> > So, I suggest a short post to the list announcing a svn freeze. How does
> > trac integrate with the new repo? Will the mailing lists still work?
> >
> > Chuck
> >
> >
>
> Can you also update the web site (front page and Developer Zone
> http://www.scipy.org/Developer_Zone ) with the new information? At
> least highlight that the git is now being used as presumably the svn
> version will no longer be maintained.
>
> It would also be nice for this information to included as a main point
> in the forthcoming release.
>
> Bruce
>

Might also want to fix the README.txt file...

The most current development version is always available from our
subversion repository:
http://svn.scipy.org/svn/numpy/trunk

Ben Root
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