time to be serious about dropping CVS

Christopher Faylor cgf-use-the-mailinglist-please@sourceware.org
Sat Jan 2 19:08:00 GMT 2010

On Sat, Jan 02, 2010 at 01:11:34PM -0500, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>On Fri, Jan 01, 2010 at 06:18:06PM +0400, Joel Brobecker wrote:
>>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.
>Although I'd like to move Cygwin to git, I really and sincerely think
>that making Cygwin part of the source tree for gdb and binutils is a
>historical mistake.  I'd love to rectify it.

Hmm.  On rereading the "Although" above doesn't really belong there
since I was just expressing my support for the idea.  Sorry for the
lack of clarity.


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