On 09/18/2017 06:30 PM, Damjan Jovanovic wrote: > On Mon, Sep 18, 2017 at 7:44 PM, Herbert Duerr <h...@apache.org> wrote: >> On 09/17/2017 04:04 PM, Andrea Pescetti wrote: >>> On 14/09/2017 Dave Fisher wrote: >>>> does SVN vs. GIT prevent new developers from volunteering? >>> >>> I think this is the key question, even though there are many good points >>> also in what others replied. >>> >>> We currently have a couple semi-official GIT mirrors: one on Github in >>> the ASF organization page and the internal one Herbert pointed out. I >>> also remember that Herbert once presented a big GIT repository he had >>> built with all the available history of the OpenOffice code, but I don't >>> know if it is available somewhere. >> >> I had that 2GB blob on my Apache homepage for a couple of years. When >> that home was migrated to the newer locations it was apparently dropped. >> Unless someone mirrored the blob it is currently not available anymore. >> If anyone is really interested in that ancient history I can probably >> resurrect it unless 2+GB blobs are no longer allowed in committer's home >> directories. >> >> > That would be great. I need the old repository to regression test an old > bug in Base. However, is it legal to have commits from the pre-ASLv2 era?
The related presentation is still available at , and I found my blob of the historic repos in . Enjoy!  http://home.apache.org/~hdu/HistOOory_Presentation.pdf  https://dev-www.libreoffice.org/extern/HistOOory_v0.9.zip >>> I believe that the interested developers (including me, at times) use >>> the git-svn tool when convenient. I think that this is enough to allow >>> the local workflow improvements Damjan was requesting. Or do you see >>> reasons not to use it? >> >> OpenOffice is only a small part of the Apache subversion repository that >> contains many more projects. Most revisions in that repo are not for OOo >> and git-svn apparently has a hard time with this. It is possible but not >> much fun. >> >> > Excellent insight. Never thought of that. git-svn is almost unusable then. I think that it could be possible to improve git-svn in cases such as the multi-project Apache svn-repository, but that scenario + devs in an svn-project using git as their main repo tool is unusual enough that it is not worth too much optimization effort. Herbert --------------------------------------------------------------------- To unsubscribe, e-mail: dev-unsubscr...@openoffice.apache.org For additional commands, e-mail: dev-h...@openoffice.apache.org