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From Pepijn Noltes <pepijnnol...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Transition from SVN to GIT
Date Thu, 19 Mar 2015 10:58:51 GMT

I fully agree on moving to GIT.

On Thu, Mar 19, 2015 at 11:00 AM, Alexander Broekhuis
<a.broekhuis@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> I'd like to discuss if we (Celix) want to move from SVN to GIT. Since some
> time it is possible to use GIT at Apache, and most new podlings use GIT.
> Why do I want to move to git?
> - Easier branching
>   Sometimes I'm working on several parts at the time, to be able to have
> proper commits and result, I already use git-svn. But that makes it
> difficult to share a local branch with someone else.
> - GitHub coupling
>   Though not as important, it might help with visibility. We already have a
> mirror on Github, but when using Git the PR's created on Github are
> forwarded to the Celix mailing list.
> - Tooling support
>   There are lots of good tools for Git, for example SourceTree and
> SmartGit. Of course there are tools for SVN as well, but at least it's not
> a reason to not move to Git.
> If we move to Git, we should also look into some branching model. For
> example [1], which is also the model I would like to propose for starting
> with.
> Please share any feedback, pros and cons!
> [1]: http://danielkummer.github.io/git-flow-cheatsheet/

I agree on the branching model. I assuming you do not purpose to use
the git flow tool, but just the branching model? I would prefer
working directly on git instead.

> --
> Met vriendelijke groet,
> Alexander Broekhuis

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