Evil deed: Switching development repository to git

Joel Sherrill joel.sherrill@oarcorp.com
Thu Mar 5 15:59:00 GMT 2015

On March 5, 2015 8:55:41 AM CST, Corinna Vinschen <vinschen@redhat.com> wrote:
>Hi folks,
>next week, I'm planning to move the combined newlib/libgloss and cygwin
>repository from CVS to git.  The basic stuff is quickly done, but
>mailing list handling, and changes to the websites are to be done, so I
>expect the switch to take about two days.
>I'll set up a commit moratorium starting next Monday at about 10:00
>When the git repo is up and working I'll throw the lever and inform the
>mailing lists.  Afterwards you can expect to access the new combined
>newlib/cygwin git repository via either
>  git clone git://sourceware.org/git/newlib-cygwin.git
>or, if you have write permissions on the repo
>  git clone sourceware.org:/git/newlib-cygwin.git
>or, for the web view:
>  https://sourceware.org/git/gitweb.cgi?p=newlib-cygwin.git

May I say yeah! And thank you!

I am sure it will go smoothly. A couple of web pages will need updating but that should be it.

Is this basically replacing the git mirror?



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