Plans for SVN infrastructure shutdown

Ben Cooksley bcooksley at
Thu Feb 7 21:39:27 GMT 2013

On Fri, Feb 8, 2013 at 1:26 AM, Marco Martin <notmart at> wrote:
> On Wednesday 02 January 2013, Nicolás Alvarez wrote:
>> The initial draft of the SVN shutdown plan is available on the community
>> wiki:
>> As you can see this is a long-term plan. None of this is written in
>> stone; any feedback is welcome!
> Is this still the active plan?
> in plasma we have some stuff into svn, kept here because git doesn't work that
> well, basically artwork:
> kde-artwork
> kde-wallpapers
> kde-artwork-active
> all of that can be moved, but will probably be among most problematic
> repositories that still have to be migrated.. suggestions for those?

At this time this is the current plan.

With regards to any and all binary data: watch this space. At this
time it is known that Git support for binary data is quite poor,
however any final decisions in regard to their future have not yet
been made (as support in Git could potentially improve..)

> Cheers,
> Marco Martin

Ben Cooksley
KDE Sysadmin

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