On Friday, February 13, 2015, Dennis E. Hamilton <dennis.hamil...@acm.org>

> I don’t understand the response.  I said GitHub Mirror, which anyone can
> make a push request to from another GitHub repo (a GitHub fork) and from a
> clone of the Mirror not on GitHub.  If I push a change to the OpenOffice
> Mirror on GitHub, won’t the pull of those changes show up in the AOO SVN
> and the AOO Git wherever it is (since I am a recognized ASF committer)?

no it will not,because it is a mirror and not the canocial repo.

> Is this not the easy case for newcomers?  Is this not supported with the
> AOO Mirror on GitHub already?

no it is not, fisrt of all our current mirror is read only.

> I also notice that the GitHub app will work with a local repo clone that
> is not from a GitHub repo as well (at least on Windows).  That is how I
> push and pull with the incubator-corinthia repository on ASF infrastructure.
> If there are now more Git commits than SVN commits, don’t the pulls of
> those also end up in the SVN?  I thought there was bidirectional
> synchronization.

no there is not a bidirectional sync, it is either svn or git at the
canocial repo.

> Can you please explain what doesn’t work already?  Although I use the AOO
> SVN, I don’t think I miss any commits made via Git.  How am I mistaken?

may I please suggest you read the links I gave.

> Is this rather a concern for infrastructure server demand and performance?

no idea what you mean.

jan I

> -   Dennis
> From: jan i [mailto:j...@apache.org <javascript:;>]
> Sent: Friday, February 13, 2015 04:41
> To: dev; Dennis Hamilton
> Subject: Re: [PROPOSAL] move repo to Git.
> On 13 February 2015 at 13:13, Dennis E. Hamilton <dennis.hamil...@acm.org
> <javascript:;> <mailto:dennis.hamil...@acm.org <javascript:;>> > wrote:
> Isn't having the mirror on GitHub an effective way to push changes to the
> SVN, especially for Apache committers who have project rights to the GitHub
> repo?  Non-committer pull requests are as complicated either way, it seems
> to me, and the GitHub mirror might be superior for that.
> no it is not. You cannot push from github to either git or svn at apache.
> Please be aware that I wrote git, not github. ASF has its own git server,
> which is mandatory to use.
> I assume the proposal is do-able, but I wonder what kind of disruption
> cost there is for current work.
> Well it is not only do-able, at the moment about half of all ASF projects
> work that way. The disruption cost is an infra ticket, and about 3-4 hours
> downtime.
> We have today more git commits than svn commits.
> rgds
> jan i.
>  - Dennis
> Below, I have no opinion, just wonder if these are also relevant
> considerations?
> PS: Our current SVN repo is also used for source control of openoffice.org
> <http://openoffice.org> , So I assume it is not a total give-up.  Also,
> we have SVN tags and branches that might be problematic, I think.
> PPS: The AOO repo is also a bit larger than what Linus apparently thinks
> is cool.  This gets back to how could the AOO repo be refactored in order
> to modularize the software and simplify (re-)building and staged evolution
> of features.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: jan i [mailto:j...@apache.org <javascript:;> <mailto:j...@apache.org
> <javascript:;>> ]
> Sent: Friday, February 13, 2015 03:44
> To: dev
> Subject: [PROPOSAL] move repo to Git.
> Hi.
> We have now for a while had a readonly Git copy of our svn repo.
> Should we move to a full git repo, making it easier for new developers to
> participate (although it is in no way a guarantee, that it will attract new
> people) by lowering the barrier.
> For more documentation on Git at Apache see https://git-wip-us.apache.org/
> Moving to a full git repo (see http://git.apache.org/), would mean giving
> up our current SVN repo, but history etc. will be available in Git instead.
> The choice is there, and it is just a matter of how people want to work.
> thoughts ?
> rgds
> jan I.
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