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Re: [ecf-dev] Turn off CVS
- From: Markus Alexander Kuppe <ecf-dev_eclipse.org@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Tue, 09 Nov 2010 19:23:32 +0100
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On 11/09/2010 07:13 PM, Scott Lewis wrote:
> Hey Markus,
> I'm personally ok with this...as long as there are some (community?)
> resources/time to help people that want to access the source...but
> haven't yet installed and used git clients (egit or otherwise). If
> there are ECF committers and/or community members that are willing to
> provide some of this support please pipe in on this thread
> (thanksinadvance for that).
> I'm personally limited on my time/support resources right now...and it's
> my expectation/guess that there will be people that are accessing the
> CVS source that have not made the shift yet...and once we turn it off
> they will obviously have to change their ways...so let's make sure that
> there is some amount of community support (hopefully via responses to
> this thread on this mailing list).
To make the switch easier, I have filed an enhancement request 
asking for a download button on http://git.eclipse.org.
Generally however, I'm concerned that an outdated CVS repo hurts the
community more than a (forced) switch to git.