> On 2017/12/01, at 8:35 AM, Max Horn <m...@quendi.de> wrote:
> 
> Dear all,
> 
> 
> SF.net meant to disable CVS commits yesterday, but it seems they have not yet 
> (at least I was just able to commit something).
> 
> 
> I have been badly out of the loop, but: is anybody working on a transition 
> plan? It seems high time for one, no? It seems we need at least this, in 
> order:
> 
> 1. A fink release with selfupdate-git or -svn support (done!)
> 
> 2. A full migration of the CVS repository to SVN or GIT (status?)
> and disable write access to the CVS repository for everybody (except for 
> handful of admins, so they can perform the next step)

See https://github.com/fink/fink-distributions and 
https://github.com/dak180/fink-distsConversion .

> 
> 3. A fink release (with an .info file in the CVS repository) which disables 
> selfupdate-cvs, and instead prompts the user to switch to the -git or -svn 
> variant.
> 
> Ideally, around step 2, all maintainers would be notified how to access the 
> new distribution, I guess?
> 
> Is anybody working on this? If not, once CVS write access is down for good, I 
> fear lots of Fink users will be stranded and will require manual work to 
> migrate to git/svn.
> 
> 
> Cheers,
> Max
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