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

Mauricio Herrera Cuadra arareko at campus.iztacala.unam.mx
Thu Jun 14 15:50:39 EDT 2007

Chris Fields wrote:
> On Jun 14, 2007, at 2:00 PM, Jason Stajich wrote:
>> On Jun 14, 2007, at 11:32 AM, Chris Fields wrote:
>>> About svn, I like the idea of eventually migrating to using it over
>>> CVS (I think BioPython and BioJava have plans to but I'm not sure)
>>> but I don't really know enough to say how feasible/difficult the
>>> migration path would be.  Anyone know?
>> It's doable but non-trivial.  cvs2svn (python gah!) script exists to
>> help in this.  There are pros and cons to converting.   There is a
>> fair amount of documentation and other pointers out there that point
>> to the CVS server for getting latest code so we'd need to think about
>> whether we'd support some sort of backwards compatible SVN -> CVS for
>> read-only or what.
>> Mostly it will need someone to lead the charge - I made a go at doing
>> it in the winter, but I really don't have the SVN-foo to make this
>> work.  We'd need someone with SVN experience to step up and help.
>> You can always try and we can play with the converted repository for
>> a while without making it the new code base.
>> -j
> Stepped into that one, didn't I!  I'll look into how much effort is  
> involved and try getting something going in the next month or two,  
> maybe sooner if time permits.  I'm lacking on SVN-foo as well but it  
> might be worth looking into.
> chris

Chris D has worked with CVS-SVN transitioning for other projects, maybe 
he can shed some light on this.


arareko at campus.iztacala.unam.mx
Laboratorio de Genética
Unidad de Morfofisiología y Función
Facultad de Estudios Superiores Iztacala, UNAM

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