Evil deed: Switching development repository to git

Corinna Vinschen vinschen@redhat.com
Thu Mar 5 16:04:00 GMT 2015

Hi Joel,

On Mar  5 09:32, Joel Sherrill wrote:
> 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
> >hooks,
> >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
> >UTC.
> >
> >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.

There's also some packaging stuff and the snapshot creation scripts
for Cygwin.  But that will come over time.

> Is this basically replacing the git mirror?

I don't know anything about the git mirror.  I'm going to set up
the repo from scratch.  I had a few testruns already and it looks
pretty well, I think.


Corinna Vinschen
Cygwin Maintainer
Red Hat
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