[Bioperl-l] SVN and ...Re: Perltidy

Chris Fields cjfields at uiuc.edu
Mon Jun 18 13:31:35 UTC 2007

On Jun 18, 2007, at 8:13 AM, Hilmar Lapp wrote:

> On Jun 18, 2007, at 8:55 AM, Chris Fields wrote:
>> Did we make a decision as to the fate of cvs if we get svn up-and- 
>> running?  Keep it around (assuming svn commits would be carried  
>> over to cvs and vice versa)?  Or see what happens over time?
> Let's not plan for having cvs and svn writable repositories in  
> parallel - that would create an administrative nightmare. Once the  
> tests complete, there'll be a clean cut-over.

My thoughts as well.  Much simpler.

> What Jason suggested is to try and continue a read-only (anonymous)  
> cvs repository, updated from the svn repository that the developers  
> use, aside from an anonymous svn repository mirroring the writable  
> one. This would primarily be for maintaining working URLs for those  
> folks who http-linked into the anonymous cvs repository. What I  
> added earlier is that even if that fails to be feasible, you can  
> achieve the goal using some small CGI script and apache redirect to  
> map CVS-style links to the anonymous svn repository.
> 	-hilmar

I like the idea of a read-only cvs or a 'faux' cvs, though the former  
would initially be easier as we already have it available.  We could  
just lock it down at some switchover point to read-only (something I  
think Jason also suggested).


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