[Bioperl-l] SVN and ...Re: Perltidy
cjfields at uiuc.edu
Mon Jun 18 10:24:00 EDT 2007
On Jun 18, 2007, at 8:26 AM, Sendu Bala wrote:
> Chris Fields wrote:
>> If so it may be better to allow https, though I don't know how
>> Chris D. and others feel about it.
> If it makes no difference to me as an end-user, I won't mind. But I
> won't want to enter my password even once, at the beginning of a
> session. If that's not possible with https, then ssh should be an
> option as well.
Aaron pointed out in a related post that https access is the
preferred option behind a corporate firewall (svn prompts for proxy
user/pass, then caches it). Not sure how Jason/Hilmar/Chris D. feel
about https or supporting both https+ssh.
>> 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?
> Well, I don't think hard decisions are possible until we know how
> its going to work in practice. I tried setting up my own svn
> repository once, but didn't keep it and can't remember much about it.
Agree; we'll need to work out specifics once we know how things work
out using cvs2svn. I think the idea is to test using a smaller
distribution (maybe network or db) and move up from there.
> So, I suppose we'll play it by ear and decide things later. Is
> someone out there actively doing something leading toward a
> demonstration of how it will be?
George Hartzell is going to test it out, I believe, and will post
something when he can.
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