[Nut-upsdev] Experimenting with Git and GitHub

Alexander Gordeev lasaine at lvk.cs.msu.su
Sun Jul 17 19:45:44 UTC 2011

В Sun, 17 Jul 2011 09:25:29 -0400
Charles Lepple <clepple at gmail.com> пишет:

> This is by no means official yet, but I put together a
> proof-of-concept svn-to-git conversion of the NUT source tree:
>    https://github.com/clepple/nut
> If you are interested in experimenting with the repository, feel free
> to clone it, but if we identify any problems with the Git import from
> SVN, be forewarned that I might blow away this repository and start
> over. In particular, I guessed at some of the preferred email
> addresses committers (based on the svn2cl.authors file), so yell if
> there are any corrections.
> I added a few of the most recent SVN branches and tags to the GitHub
> repository. They are all present in the local git-svn clone on my
> machine, but some of the branches are from very early on, and don't
> need to clutter up the branch listing. Let me know if I missed
> anything important. Worst case, we can compensate for the lack of
> proper merge support in SVN by merging those branches into the Git
> repository later.
> Due to slight differences in the way that Git and SVN represent tags,
> I tagged the Git commit which immediately precedes each SVN tag. This
> allows for easy identification of when a given commit was released.
> For instance, if someone wants to know when support for "Mustek Yukai
> PowerMust 1000" was added (SVN r2900), you could search for that text
> in gitk, and see that it is between tags v2.6.0 and v2.6.1 (meaning
> that 2.6.1 was the first supported release).
> Some of the power of GitHub isn't obvious until you see a project
> which has several active "forks" (git clones which are also stored on
> GitHub). The BuildBot network is IMHO a good example:
>    https://github.com/buildbot/buildbot/network
> Thoughts? Rants?

This is uber-cool, thank you!

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