Evil deed: Switching development repository to git

Corinna Vinschen vinschen@redhat.com
Mon Mar 9 13:03:00 GMT 2015

On Mar  6 23:02, Joseph Myers wrote:
> On Thu, 5 Mar 2015, Corinna Vinschen 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.
> Exactly which files and directories from the src repository will be 
> included in the new git repository?
> Will the src CVS repository be made read-only after the move (the whole 
> thing rather than just the moved directories)?

I'm not the one to make such a decision.  I'm moving newlib and cygwin
to git and disallow further checkins into these two project subdirs
inside the CVS tree, nothing else.


Corinna Vinschen
Cygwin Maintainer
Red Hat
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