[Kde-scm-interest] Project layout on gitorious

Thomas Zander zander at kde.org
Mon Mar 29 21:56:28 CEST 2010

On Sunday 28. March 2010 23.48.48 Cornelius Schumacher wrote:
> On Sunday 28 March 2010 Thomas Zander wrote:
> > $ git clone git://gitorious.org/svn2git/kde-ruleset.git
> > $ grep 'create repository' kde-ruleset/*
> > 
> > Each of those lines will be its own project with one or more
> > repositories.
> Attached is the slighthly edited output of this commands. In this form it
> doesn't really make sense. This would be an insane number of projects,

I think its fine, the amount of projects reflects the wide amount of, well, 
projects that KDE hosts.
Nothing wrong with that.

> especially for extragear I doubt that every single application needs its
> own project.

I think it does. Any grouping is artificial and makes unrelated people work 
together for no good reason.

> * The current main SVN modules which represent what we officially release
> would be in the KDE project, each module one repo. This sounds good, but
> the all uppercase spelling of "KDE" is inconsistent with the spelling of
> the other projects.

The artificial adding of KDE there is not really useful. A top level project 
called 'kdebase' or 'kdelibs' is what I expect.

Thomas Zander

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