[vtk-developers] [vtkusers] CVS->Git Transition Plan

Bill Lorensen bill.lorensen at gmail.com
Mon Apr 19 11:05:01 EDT 2010


Is there something equivalent to the Attic in git?


On Mon, Apr 19, 2010 at 10:58 AM, Brad King <brad.king at kitware.com> wrote:
> Brad King wrote:
>> IMPORTANT NOTE: The official histories now published at the above
>> URLs are *incompatible* with all previous Git repositories for these
>> projects.  You *must* do a *fresh* clone from scratch.  Please do not
>> try to pull into an existing clone that was created from the CVS->Git
>> tracking repositories or any experimental repository previously
>> published (even at the above URLs from any date before 2010-04-19).
>> In order to reduce confusion we've deleted the Github and Gitorious
>> repositories that previously published the CVS->Git tracking repos.
> FYI, if anyone has non-trivial topic branches under development based
> on a clone of one of the older repositories, it is possible to rebase
> the branch on the new official history.  I can post instructions if
> anyone needs to do this.
> -Brad
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