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Old 15 October 2016, 14:36   #123
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Originally Posted by wawa View Post
now, if you hope for backporting os4 to amiga (68k)
No thanks!

Originally Posted by Olaf Barthel View Post
As far as I know it is possible to access a Git repository via subversion, as well as access a subversion repository via Git. However, if one were to use GitHub or GitLab, you are not free to choose which SCM should be "underneath the hood": it has to be Git.

So, while keeping the AmigaOS source code in a subversion repository seems to be possible, while at the same time accessing it through Git, it does not seem to be a good match. Part of what empowers Git users is in the workflow it allows, and to me it seems that this comes up short with Git access to a subversion repository.
Perhaps obvious, if it ever comes to that, is to store the whole source code (tags and all) in a "read only" public SVN repository for preservation and historic purposes, and push the latest "working" 3.1 version mix to GitHub and let it fork off from there, starting fresh.

Last edited by modrobert; 15 October 2016 at 14:47. Reason: more specific
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