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Re: [yast-devel] Migrate YaST svn to git
  • From: "Duncan Mac-Vicar P." <dmacvicar@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 27 Feb 2012 15:38:25 +0100
  • Message-id: <4F4B9561.6060303@suse.de>
On 02/23/2012 02:05 AM, J. Daniel Schmidt wrote:

* have all history in the repos including all branches and tags

* have a kind of yast-meta repo containing scripts that are able to checkout
single or all yast repos in the same style like the current svn checkout
or to search within the other repos
Thomas Göttlicher<tgoettlicher@xxxxxxx> is collecting your usecases
(like 'find latest version tag of package X in distribution Y', ...)

There are two big projects doing something in this area which are _not_ using git submodules because they are ... weird.

Android: repo tool:

http://source.android.com/source/version-control.html
http://source.android.com/source/using-repo.html

Android has hundred of gits repos of various components and they use the repo tool to work with them. They can tag this way a release across all repositories for example.

Chromium uses gclient from the depot tools

http://dev.chromium.org/developers/how-tos/depottools

(only feature, it works on Windows)

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