I'm looking to replace my team's old and clumsy CVS server, as a GIT
user for personal projects I'm wondering what would be the best way to
achieve this using GIT. I've googled the subject a few times and read
books but I still have a handfull of questions
Our team is composed of 10 developers.
A common developer workspace takes about 1Go of space and contains
about 50 modules (up to 100 if the developer is working on satellite
applications/modules) - we're maintaining a large java-based
Each module is a CVS project.
Our use of CVS is.. well..clumsy too (don't ask me why we do things
like this, those were decided about 10 years ago before I started
working in this company).
Features to be delivered in the next release are committed directly on
The project leader cherry picks the commits on his local working copy
within a dedicated workspace.
I first thought of creating a single project in order to group the
100+ modules and to ease the creation of maintenance branches.
Each developer would clone the full workspace from a "blessed"
The "blessed" repository would be managed by the project leader which
would simply pull changes from each developer pubic repository.
I tested this scenario but, as the workspace is really big, each
operation is really slow.
What could I do then ?
- Use submodules ?
- Create a blessed per-project repository and instead of a public
repository for each developer create a per-project public and shared
...I'm a bit lost
Thanks for your help
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