[sf-perl] Perl Migrates To the Git Version Control System (fwd)
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Sun Jan 4 21:24:48 PST 2009
PS, looks like GitHub has a mirror of the whole thing. Lordy. I only
looked at the top directory and my head is already spinning...
Or just jump right in:
On Jan 4, 2009, at 9:21 PM, Kevin Frost wrote:
> I just moved a bunch of my own stuff to Git from Subversion and
> while I'm very, very far from having any kind of "gitspertise" I
> must say I like the feel of it more than I expected to, even for
> solo development.
> So I, for one, welcome our trash-talking Finnish overlords.
> Now if we could just get all of CPAN onto it....
> Veering now into the seriously off-topic, I should also mention I'm
> using GitHub and so far I like it. They host OSS projects for free,
> they're cheap for private stuff, and they back up to Amazon S3.
> They're not bug-free and they're Ruby people, but nobody's
> perfect. :-)
> -- f.
> On Jan 4, 2009, at 9:04 PM, Matthew Lanier wrote:
>> FYI, not sure if this came up here yet.
>> Matthew D. P. K. Strelchun-Lanier
>> matt at lanier.org
>> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
>> Date: Sun, 4 Jan 2009 09:05:02 -0800 (PST)
>> Subject: Perl Migrates To the Git Version Control System
>> Link: http://slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=09/01/04/1610256
>> Posted by: Soulskill, on 2009-01-04 16:53:00
>> On Elpeleg writes "The Perl Foundation has announced they are
>> switching their version control systems to git. According to the
>> announcement, Perl 5 migration to git would allow the language
>> development team to take advantage of git's extensive offline and
>> distributed version support. Git is open source and readily
>> to all Perl developers. Among other advantages, the announcement
>> that git simplifies commits, producing fewer administrative
>> for integrating contributions. Git's change analysis tools are also
>> singled out for praise. The transformation from Perforce to git
>> apparently took over a year. Sam Vilain of Catalyst IT 'spent more
>> than a year building custom tools to transform 21 years of Perl
>> history into the first ever unified repository of every single
>> to Perl.' The git repository incorporates historic snapshot releases
>> and patch sets, which is frankly both cool and historically
>> Some of the patch sets were apparently recovered from old hard
>> notching up the geek satisfaction factor even more. Developers can
>> download a copy of the current Perl 5 repository directly from
>> perl.org site, where the source is hosted."
>> 1. mailto:info at web-app.net
>> 2. http://use.perl.org/article.pl?
>> 3. http://www.perlfoundation.org/perl5/index.cgi?perl_git_repositories
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