Re: Creating SVN repositories
- From: Olav Vitters <olav bkor dhs org>
- To: Federico Mena Quintero <federico ximian com>
- Cc: GNOME Desktop <desktop-devel-list gnome org>
- Subject: Re: Creating SVN repositories
- Date: Tue, 24 Apr 2007 00:09:54 +0200
On Mon, Apr 23, 2007 at 03:29:24PM -0500, Federico Mena Quintero wrote:
> I just got pointed to this: http://live.gnome.org/NewSVNRepos
> ... and it looks rather bureaucratic.
What part? Most of it is meant for new projects and is just a basic
'open source licences only' + a check that it will be used.
If someone has an SVN account the repository is created. The only thing
I check if there are no problems with e.g. the existing svn dump (if it
I do not see the problem.
> Back in the days of cvs.gnome.org, anyone with an account (already a
> trusted member of the GNOME community) could create a new project on the
> CVS server. People kept little pet projects there; sometimes they
> turned into real contributions to GNOME, and sometimes they remained as
> little pet projects. In either case, it was polite of GNOME to let
> contributors use our services freely, since they are already feeding
> code to the project at large.
I do not remember not creating an SVN repository when someone with an
SVN account asked.
> Is it possible to remove the step of "ask the sysadmins to create a
> repository for you"? Can we simply give people some guidelines on how
> to create the branches/trunk/tags directories?
The exact instructions used by the sysadmins are on the wiki page;
| Log on to socket. Change to root. Run
| /home/admin/bin/create-repository repositoryname [dumpfile]
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