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Re: [DISCUSS] git as the primary data source
History is preserved, it *should* look more or less just like the
current read/only git mirrors.  I'll definitely circle back here with
any other complications.

On 07/31/2012 12:08 PM, Jun Rao wrote:
> Chris,
> Thanks for following up with this. Do we lose the commit history when
> moving to git? If so, maybe it's better to wait until 0.8 is released.
> Jun
> On Mon, Jul 30, 2012 at 5:40 PM, Chris Burroughs
>> I was originally going to follow this was a [VOTE] thread, but most of
>> the responses are a +1 anyway.  I think we can do this and it will be a
>> significant improvement.  I'll follow up with INFRA this week.
>> We don't have to do this, or do it now.  So if anyone does have concerns
>> please do speak up.
>> On 07/26/2012 11:39 AM, Chris Burroughs wrote:
>>> It came up in the 0.7.2 thread that with the number of parallel branches
>>> git may be preferable to svn for our current and future workflow.  I'd
>>> like to gauge interest in possibly switching from svn to git.
>>> Currently INFRA can provide read/write git hosting at
>>> https://git-wip-us.apache.org/.  Repository list:
>>> https://git-wip-us.apache.org/repos/asf To summarise there are a few
>>> caveats:
>>>  * Support is less polished than svn, and any problems may take longer
>>> to fix.
>>>  * Someone from migrating projects ought to volunteer to assist INFRA if
>>> needed (I volunteer).