How to use git

Lawrence Velázquez larryv at
Fri Aug 19 20:28:07 PDT 2016

> On Aug 19, 2016, at 11:20 PM, Brandon Allbery <allbery.b at> wrote:
>> On Fri, Aug 19, 2016 at 11:16 PM, Ian Wadham < at> wrote:
>> Qt and KDE moved from svn to git a while back.  IIRC it was quite an effort for a
>> few individuals to port all the repositories across and preserve all the history.
>> They had to write lots of scripts and check all the results.  I hope it is easier now.
> MacPorts will be one of the easier ones, since the history is considerably simpler than most projects.

True, although we do plan on preserving most of the content of "branches" and "users", so it won't be 100% straightforward.


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