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Re: IMPORTANT: Flume repo is now on git.
Thank you very much Hari for making this happen!

Are we also going to move site generation to git or will it remain in svn? The reason why I'm asking is that we should update repository path on web pages :-)


On Mon, Jul 30, 2012 at 12:18:20PM -0700, Hari Shreedharan wrote:
> Hi all,
> As promised a few weeks back, Apache Flume's primary code repository is now on Apache git-wip-us: https://git-wip-us.apache.org/repos/asf/flume.git.
> Please make sure all commits are made to this repo from now on. I have cherry-picked the latest commit on SVN to the git repo, and Jukka had clone the repo till the last commit made yesterday. All committers, please make sure you commit to this repo and NOT to SVN. Any commits made to SVN will not be reflected here automatically.
> If you do commit to SVN, please make sure you cherry pick the commit from git.apache.org/flume.git to the git-wip-us repo.
> All developers: you can switch your current branch to point to the new git repo by first adding this repo as a new remote, say "flume-wip":
> $> git remote add flume-git https://git-wip-us.apache.org/repos/asf/flume.git
> and then set the current branch to track the corresponding branch from the flume-git repo:
> $> git branch --set-upstream <branch_name> flume-git/<branch_name>.
> Please note that git has an asymmetry between git pull and git push: http://longair.net/blog/2011/02/27/an-asymmetry-between-git-pull-and-git-push/
> If you are confused by all this, simply clone the new repo into a new directory. It has all the branches and all commits made to trunk. You can simply create a patch from your current work and apply it to the new directory. This is also the simplest thing to do.
> Thanks to the Apache INFRA team, in particular Jukka Zitting and Joe Schaefer for making this possible!
> Thanks,
> Hari
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> Hari Shreedharan