[Python-Dev] PEP: Migrating the Python CVS to Subversion

Barry Warsaw barry at python.org
Fri Jul 29 05:27:53 CEST 2005

On Thu, 2005-07-28 at 22:59, Tim Peters wrote:

> Yup, me too -- between the two of us, we don't have enough fingers to
> count how many trunks, branches, and tags of ZODB and Zope I have to
> fiddle with.

I have a small inkling of your pain.

> They're all still copy, paste, tail-edit for me, and-- indeed!
> --having them all in the same repository is what makes just-the-tail
> editing possible.  

Good point!

> Ya, in Python we make a branch about once per release, + once per 5
> years when Jeremy underestimates how long it will take to finish a
> crusade <wink>.

So are you saying that moving to svn will let us do more long lived
branches?  Yay!


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