Evil deed: Switching development repository to git

Joel Sherrill joel.sherrill@oarcorp.com
Fri Mar 6 23:03:00 GMT 2015

On 3/5/2015 4:59 PM, Jeff Johnston wrote:
> Sure, if people really want one.  I will be at EclipseCon next week Mon and
> Tues and then am flying out on vacation for a week.  If it is ok, I would prefer
> to do this when I get back, otherwise, I'll have to make do with the hotel internet.
Should be fine. RTEMS users build tools from source and we are
trying to stick with newlib snapshots + patches to avoid more load
on sourceware.org for cvs/git fetches.

We are trying to nail down a release branching point so trying to
stabilize tools. Hence our patch push the past couple of months.

> -- Jeff J.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Corinna Vinschen" <vinschen@redhat.com>
> To: newlib@sourceware.org
> Sent: Thursday, March 5, 2015 5:49:02 PM
> Subject: Re: Evil deed: Switching development repository to git
> Jeff?
> On Mar  5 16:29, Gedare Bloom wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Would it be possible to get a snapshot off the end of the CVS / post-moratorium?
>> Looking forward to the change!
>> Gedare
>> On Thu, Mar 5, 2015 at 10:59 AM, Corinna Vinschen <vinschen@redhat.com> wrote:
>>> 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.
>>> Thanks,
>>> Corinna

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