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From Antoine Levy Lambert <>
Subject Re: [VOTE] migration to git
Date Tue, 29 Apr 2014 03:04:23 GMT
In fact I have to correct this. I just contacted infra via freenode and I was told that
they have their own migration tools and that they do not need subgit.

There will certainly be other pre or post migration tasks :-)

On Apr 28, 2014, at 10:46 PM, Antoine Levy Lambert <> wrote:

> Hello Charles,
> On Apr 28, 2014, at 11:07 AM, Charles Duffy <> wrote:
>> +1 for Ant and Ivy, +0 elsewhere.
>> If we wanted to do a history-preserving transform (with branches, merges
>> &c. faithfully preserved), I'd be happy to help with the configuration and
>> use of SubGit (which, while typically a commercially-licensed tool, has
>> zero-cost licenses available for OSS projects) for this purpose; in my
>> experience, it results in a considerably higher-quality transform than the
>> competing git-svn tooling. (SubGit also offers bidirectional translation
>> support, but I'm wary of the deployment requirements of same, and have
>> concerns as to whether making proprietary tooling a dependency of Apache's
>> ongoing infrastructure would be acceptable or wise).
> nice to offer that sure, we will certainly be interested.
> Antoine

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