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GNOME to migrate to git

Mar 19, 2009, 23:02 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Lucas Rocha)

"In December 2008, Behdad Esfahbod organized the GNOME DVCS (Distributed Version Control System) Survey on behalf of the GNOME Foundation board of directors, Release Team, and Sysadmin Team with the aim of better understanding familiarity and preferences of our active contributor base regarding the future VCS for GNOME. The survey results[1], released in January 2009, show that git is by far the preferred DVCS for the majority of our active contributors - the main users of GNOME infrastructure. Elijah Newren has made an in-depth analysis of the results[2].

"Since January 2009, a group of brave contributors (Owen Taylor, Kristian Høgsberg, Behdad Esfahbod, Federico Quintero, and others) have been working on the migration of our Subversion repositories to git[3]. The git migration team is documenting their progress at:

"http://live.gnome.org/GitMigration"

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