[ros-dev] Moving /trunk/tools into an own repository

Aleksey Bragin aleksey at reactos.org
Wed Oct 27 21:20:06 UTC 2010


I support that, especially that press-media thing. Thanks.


WBR,
Aleksey Bragin.

On Oct 28, 2010, at 12:33 AM, Colin Finck wrote:

> Hello all,
>
> I'm currently developing two project tools which are going to be  
> used by the German ReactOS foundation (custom IRC Server and plugin  
> for Jameica - http://www.willuhn.de/products/jameica/).
> They shall be committed into a public ReactOS SVN repository.
>
> Since I believe that these tools are hardly useful for the average  
> ReactOS developer, I don't want to commit them to our current / 
> trunk/tools directory in the "reactos" repository. Among other  
> disadvantages, every commit to them would trigger a useless  
> BuildBot build, source checkouts would include unnecessary stuff, etc.
>
> As this is generally the case with most of the stuff in /trunk/ 
> tools, I'd like to move everything below this directory and the / 
> irc directory into a new repository called "project-tools".
> We have already done a similar step in the past for the former  
> "web" directory.
>
> Additionally, the "press-media" directory would be a similar  
> candidate for an own "press-media" repository. After these steps,  
> our "reactos" repository would finally contain only OS development  
> related stuff.
>
> For comparison, Wine already keeps its main repository free from  
> unrelated stuff and has several similar repositories (see http:// 
> source.winehq.org/git/).
>
> If there are no objections to my idea within the next two weeks, I  
> will proceed and set up "project-tools" and "press-media"  
> repositories (preserving as much SVN history as possible).
>
> Cheers,
>
> Colin
>
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