[ubuntu-studio-devel] Ubuntu Studio Seeds to git [Was: Re: Vision for 19.04 and beyond]
rosco at ubuntustudio.org
Wed Oct 17 17:16:42 UTC 2018
On 10/15/2018 07:23 AM, Ross Gammon wrote:
> On 10/14/2018 06:01 PM, Len Ovens wrote:
>> On Sun, 14 Oct 2018, Ross Gammon wrote:
>>> With all these changes to seeds, I would recommend converting from
>>> bazaar to git before we start. We are the last flavour to do it I
>>> believe. I am happy to take that on if required.
>> That would be wonderful. It seems that for the history to be right a
>> number of seeds would have to be added as branches. Or do we start fresh
>> for d*? That is the main thing keeping me from trying. Most of our
>> packages are just master linearly with tags (though branches will appear
>> for bug fixes). They were easy :) (well maybe we did them wrong too).
>> Len Ovens
> There is a guide to how to do it here:
> The past releases appear as git branches. See example for Lubuntu here:
> But at the bottom of the conversion guide, is an explanation of how you
> could archive the history in another separate repo. But I would prefer
> to keep the history in one place. That is what a VCS is for!
> I would be nervous about doing the switch just before a release.
> Although it would avoid the release team having to create the d* bzr
> branch for us using the old procedure. Maybe we could do it as soon as
> the release is announced?
I have followed the guide and created the git repository for the seeds:
I have prepared an update for the ubuntustudio-meta package (converted
to git), which is just waiting for when the d* development release opens
for work (and we know the name - diligent dog? :-) ):
I have prepared the changes to the ubuntu-archive-scripts:
And the changes to the cdimages:
So we should be ready to go sometime after Cosmic is released. Then We
should delete the supported seed branches to avoid accidental updates to
the old repositories.
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