Git migration status (Was: Re: Where is kmix hidden?)

Jeremy Whiting jpwhiting at
Fri Aug 19 22:18:25 BST 2011

On Fri, Aug 19, 2011 at 1:27 PM, John Layt <jlayt at> wrote:

> On Friday 19 Aug 2011 19:54:21 Harald Sitter wrote:
> > On Fri, Aug 19, 2011 at 6:54 PM, Lukas Appelhans <l.appelhans at>
> wrote:
> > > I guess there were no efforts yet from the kdemultimedia team to make
> the
> > > move.
> >
> > I did not realize we had to take care of the move.... seems a bit
> > inconvenient.
> Yep, you need to mak e it happen as it involves decision no-one else can
> make
> for you.  There's basically three steps needed.  First, you have to decide
> on
> separate Git repos per app or stick with the monolithic module.  Second, if
> going for separete repos make sure everything actually builds properly that
> way.  Third you need to write the conversion rules for you history, but
> there's a few people around who may be willing to help out with that once
> you
> know what you want.  Have a chat on the #kde-git channel for more details.
> On the subject of un-converted svn modules, the following are still left:
>  kdeaccessibility
>  kdeadmin
>  kdegames
>  kdemultimedia
>  kdenetwork
>  kdesdk
>  kdetoys
>  kdeutils
>  kdewebdev

kdeaccessibility should be done this weekend.  Same with kdeutils.

According to the MoveToGit page on techbase kdegames rules are 99% done, but
not sure if that's with split repos or not.


> The kde-wallpapers and kdeartwork modules are likely to remain in svn until
> git handles binary blobs better.  Then there is also a lot of stuff still
> in
> extragear and playground.
> Does anyone know the status of these modules?  Do we need to start poking
> the
> maintainers?  Now is a good time to do conversions as it's a few months
> before
> our next beta release and we'd want any moves settled in by then.
> Cheers!
> John.
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