Owner of MacPorts account on GitHub

Sean Farley sean at macports.org
Wed Nov 11 14:39:53 PST 2015

Clemens Lang <cal at macports.org> writes:

> Hi,
> ----- On 11 Nov, 2015, at 11:03, Rainer Müller raimue at macports.org wrote:
>> On 2015-11-11 05:57, Mojca Miklavec wrote:
>>> Is there any chance that we put mirrors of the SVN repository there?
>>> I would suggest to use these for simplicity:
>>>     https://www.macosforge.org/post/git-mirrors/
>>> but since they are not up to date anyway, it would be better to make
>>> new ones from scratch and also include a semi-hand-crafted authors
>>> transformation file.
>> I did some experiments on working with git-svn and documented the work
>> on the wiki. Clemens did more exhaustive experiments for a Git
>> conversion (keeping branches etc).
> I have a work-in-progress state up to r140000 pushed at my github account
> [1] (see all repos with a macports- prefix). Feel free to go through that
> and check whether anything is missing that you would need.
> I took the liberty of shuffling some things around (e.g. I moved the
> Pallet code into a separate repository).
> I used svn2git from the KDE project, with a patch to fix an issue with
> SVN 1.9. My source is at [2]. The scripts and rules I used to convert
> are available at [3]. Those already include a complete authors file.
> What would still need to be done:
>  - Clean up tags that were created and deleted by excluding the revisions
>    that created and deleted them in the svn2git rules.
>  - Check that the history is nice and clean, especially when it comes to
>    merges in repositories that were in the same repo in SVN, but no longer
>    are after the conversion.
>  - Automate this to a point where it will continuously mirror the SVN.
> [1] https://github.com/neverpanic?tab=repositories
> [2] https://github.com/neverpanic/svn2git
> [3] https://github.com/neverpanic/macports-svn2git-rules

Sounds like this is a lost cause for me, but for what it's worth, I work
at Bitbucket now and we could offer hosting (plus direct admin support).

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