aleixpol at kde.org
Mon Oct 11 13:59:43 UTC 2010
On Mon, Oct 11, 2010 at 3:58 PM, Aleix Pol <aleixpol at kde.org> wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 11, 2010 at 3:43 PM, Andreas Pakulat <apaku at gmx.de> wrote:
>> On 11.10.10 14:27:14, Aleix Pol wrote:
>> > On Mon, Oct 11, 2010 at 10:50 AM, Andreas Pakulat <apaku at gmx.de> wrote:
>> > > On 11.10.10 01:06:48, Aleix Pol wrote:
>> > > > Hi guys.
>> > > > I'd like to remove the kdeprovider plugin from KDevelop 4.1 because
>> > > KDE
>> > > > is going to move into git.kde.org and all url's are going to be
>> > > up
>> > > > and I don't think it's worth it to have it broken in a couple of
>> > > so
>> > > > I'd prefer to release a properly working version for 4.2 when
>> > > > http://projects.kde.org is ready.
>> > > >
>> > > > The main reason of this email (besides notifying you that I'm going
>> > > > remove it) is that I'm not sure the best way to go. Should I just
>> > > it
>> > > > from 4.1, merge to master and revert the change? (I want to have it
>> > > > master for sure).
>> > >
>> > > I'm not sure how good an idea that really is. Looking at the current
>> > > state of conversion rules I'm not convinced that the main modules will
>> > > move within the next 4 months. Things might be a bit better for
>> > > extragear apps (or not as there's even less devs on them). Not to
>> > > mention that there's still no clear-cut-decision on split vs.
>> > > repos...
>> > >
>> > > So IMHO it would make sense to ship kdeprovider supporting svn in
>> > > KDevelop 4.1 and ship a plugin supporting both svn+git in 4.2. Its
>> > > decision of course ;)
>> > Really? I thought they were just waiting to move the directories... Blog
>> > posts about git.kde.org sounded very optimistic to me :P I was just
>> > into the general hype.
>> Well, the blog posts mostly concern the infrastructure, the other part
>> of the medal is writing the rules for conversion and the decision about
>> which modules get splitted and which don't. I don't follow the git repo
>> for the rules that closely but a quick look at the rule-lists suggest
>> that they're still not ready. Not to mention the myriads of apps in
>> extragear and playground. So while moving stuff from svn to git will be
>> open in the next few weeks/months I guess, I don't think the necessary
>> "technical details" will be ready by the time.
>> > I guess then the best will be to stay like this then.
>> At least I can't see how this would hurt. In worst case you could create
>> a kdeprovider-git plugin in a month or so and make sure it works with
>> 4.1. That way people can just pick it up if they want to start out with
>> the git repos.
>> Day of inquiry. You will be subpoenaed.
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> My plan was to start to support http://projects.kde.org as soon as it's a
> little stable so that we can let them provide an up to date database of
> projects (that's the main reason why urls are now hardcoded). That would
> happen for 4.2 though.
Just one note: we can use git repositories with the current provider (it
supports kdevelop from gitorious). We could track repository changes in
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