time to be serious about dropping CVS
Fri Jan 1 14:18:00 GMT 2010
Thanks for the suggestions!
> Do not try to plan a transition for the whole src repository. Try to plan
> one for GDB and Binutils together at most [*], on the basis that other
> projects such as Cygwin and Newlib should choose their own version control
> systems in their own way and at such times as are convenient to them.
I would be happy with such an approach - in fact, I think that makes
the task easier too, since we'd have fewer groups to coordinate.
> My suggestion is to handle the shared toplevel files in a DVCS-pure way -
> no one master repository, changes committed to any repository get merged
> to the others automatically.
I think GCC has something more or less similar where they have a semi-
automated merge mechanism? That would perfectly work for me.
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