[Kde-scm-interest] Sysadmin advice regarding Monolithic vs Split repositories.

Ian Monroe ian at monroe.nu
Tue Sep 7 21:55:35 CEST 2010

On Tue, Sep 7, 2010 at 2:35 PM, Tom Albers <toma at kde.org> wrote:
> On Tue, 7 Sep 2010 14:09:12 -0500, Ian Monroe <ian at monroe.nu> wrote:
>> One thing that is missing from the proposed solution is a way to keep
>> an up-to-date checkout of 'kdereview' or 'kdegames'. It's not a
>> difficult to think of a solution for it (we were kicking around an
>> idea of having a script do this)
>> Obviously integration with Redmine would be the ideal. If
>> Redmine already produces a computer-readable description of project
>> hierarchy it would really be trivial.
> Yes, we can probably automate a list/xml of subprojects for all parent
> projects in Redmine.


> From that list there can be made scripts to build/update the subprojects
> easily. Though this part is not really the scope of the sysadmins...

Agreed. I do think it should be part of the solution documents that
you have been producing, since its an important block of supporting
SVN users workflow (especially the workflow of a handful of prolific
users). But yea, feel free to delegate the end-user script part to
kdesvn-build etc.


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