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Re: [virt-tools-list] virt-manager, virtinst, virt-viewer moved to git



On 03/14/2011 12:42 PM, Chris Lalancette wrote:
> On 03/14/11 - 04:30:56PM, Jon Nordby wrote:
>> On 14 March 2011 16:12, Cole Robinson <crobinso redhat com> wrote:
>>> Hi all,
>>>
>>> I've converted the repos for virt-manager, virtinst, and virt-viewer to
>>> git. You can check them here:
>>>
>>> virtinst: http://git.fedorahosted.org/git/?p=python-virtinst.git;a=summary
>>>
>>> virt-manager: http://git.fedorahosted.org/git/?p=virt-manager.git;a=summary
>>>
>>> virt-viewer: http://git.fedorahosted.org/git/?p=virt-viewer.git;a=summary
>>>
>>> The old HG repos will not be sync'd, they are effectively discontinued.
>>>
>>> I think this is a bit overdue, the rest of our virt stack is all using
>>> git, and this has been requested many times. Hopefully no one finds it
>>> controversial :)
>>>
>> Great! Increases the chances of more patches from me at least :)
>>
>> You might want to push commits to the hg repositories "announcing"
>> this change. It can happen that one stumbles across the repos
>> directly, and then its nice to have this information right there.
>> Also, not everyone who track the hg repositories are necessarily
>> following the mailinglist.
> 
> Yeah, I second that.  What I've done in the past when renaming repositories
> is to do one last commit on the old repository that deletes everything except
> for a README file telling people where to find the new repository.  The
> history is still intact for those just dying to use the old mercurial repo,
> but it is clear to most everyone else that this repository is dead.
> 

Thanks for the suggestion, I've done that now for virt-manager and
virtinst. Doesn't look like I have permissions for old virt-viewer hg so
I'll leave that up to danpb

- Cole


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