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Re: Git to Bzr - what works?

From: Ted Zlatanov
Subject: Re: Git to Bzr - what works?
Date: Sat, 22 Dec 2012 14:20:47 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.130006 (Ma Gnus v0.6) Emacs/24.3.50 (gnu/linux)

On Sat, 22 Dec 2012 21:24:20 +0900 "Stephen J. Turnbull" <address@hidden> 

SJT> Bastien writes:
>> If FSF cannot have someone to do the work Ted describes, 
>> maybe this could be a nice GSoC project for 2013?

SJT> It's not a GSoC project.  Many man-months have been spent on the
SJT> problem (Lele Gaifax's Tailor, work by the Bazaar developers, plus
SJT> work by the various projects on making the git-import format more
SJT> generic), and there's no satisfactory solution yet.  It might be
SJT> somewhat easier with a specific pair in mind, but there's good reason
SJT> to believe that Bazaar is the most difficult because of its much
SJT> richer metadata (including tracking both directories and few
SJT> "containers").

I really think it's a job, not a technical problem to be solved.

Katsumi Yamaoka does it for Gnus.  He has good procedures in place for
synchronizing Gnus' Git repo with Emacs' Bazaar repo.


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