Git Migration Needs YOU!

Thiago Macieira thiago at
Mon Mar 1 22:17:58 GMT 2010

Em Segunda-feira 1. Março 2010, às 22.42.19, Dominik Haumann escreveu:
> On Monday 01 March 2010, Aaron J. Seigo wrote:
> > On March 1, 2010, Chani wrote:
> > > -one of the blocker tasks is, uh, rather large. humongous, in fact. we
> > > could really, *really* use more volunteers for the svn2git rules.
> > 
> > yes, this is the key issue, isn't it?
> > 
> > here's the problem though: it is documented sufficiently.
> > [...]
> I did not use svn2git myself. Christoph did the Kate migration, and from
> what I have heard, the result in git is not completely what you expect.
> Afaik, in our case, after the migration, there were some files that should
> have been removed at some point. The solution was to manually do that in
> order to finally have a clean git repository of Kate.

That rings a bell as a bug in svn2git.

I believe I ran into it once, but since it was 1½ to 2 years ago, I can't 
remember the details anymore.

> Given this, is it at all possible to write entirely correct transition
> rules for all of KDE?

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