What is the problem with ports PR reaction delays?

Alfred Perlstein alfred at freebsd.org
Sat Jan 25 19:06:37 UTC 2014

On 1/25/14 10:59 AM, Baptiste Daroussin wrote:
> On Sat, Jan 25, 2014 at 10:41:22AM -0800, Alfred Perlstein wrote:
>> On 1/25/14 10:32 AM, Baptiste Daroussin wrote:
>>> On Sat, Jan 25, 2014 at 10:27:21AM -0800, Alfred Perlstein wrote:
>>>> On 1/25/14 10:04 AM, Baptiste Daroussin wrote:
>>>>> On Sat, Jan 25, 2014 at 09:36:00AM -0800, Alfred Perlstein wrote:
>>>>>> On 1/25/14, 9:28 AM, John Marino wrote:
>>>>>>> On 1/25/2014 18:11, Alfred Perlstein wrote:
>>>>>>>> Still missing the point.  Git can sit on top of svn.
>>>>>>> Other than converting SVN to Git, I don't know anything about that.  It
>>>>>>> would never be done in an official capacity.  Git is not an official
>>>>>>> tool of FreeBSD.
>>>>>> I encourage you to educate yourself then and then review the suggestions
>>>>>> I gave.
>>>>> I encourage you to give a shot at what you are suggesting. git-svn is broken for
>>>>> committers as long as it doesn't properly handle properties.
>>>> Or maybe our requirement for props is broken?
>>>> Is $FreeBSD$ *that* important?
>>>> -Alfred
>>> There is not only $Freebsd$ but also other props.
>> mergeinfo?
>> I'm wondering because there's huge projects out there not tied down to
>> svn.  It seems to be a problem of our own invention.
>> Having managed the FreeNAS project for a year and exclusively using git
>> we found ZERO use for any svn props.  We just used git and put all the
>> cruft behind us.
>> And we were glad for it!
>> -Alfred
> svn props are used by and for svn, sure if you are not in a svn world you do not
> need the props, see the autoprops set on the repo for more details,
> honnestly I do not care the vcs we use, right now it is svn so what ever is
> going to be use on top of it it should be svn compliant and svn needs and uses
> the properties.
> regards,
> Bapt
Or you just rip the band aid off and flag day your way into the future.


More information about the freebsd-ports mailing list