Migration from CVS to SVN

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NOTE 2008: The migration has be done - this page is archived for historical reasons

This page contains notes related to GRASS code migration (planned) from CVS to SVN.

Meta

October 2007: It has been decided to open the SVN at OSGeo

Basic

  • The SVN command line interface is just like CVS, many tasks are identical - just change the program name from cvs to svn.

GRASS CVS repository structure

/grass-cvs
|
+---/grass
|
+---/grass51
|
+---/grass6
|
+---/grass_doc
|
+---/libgrass
|
+---/newsletter
|
+---/programgrass50
|
+---/web

GRASS OSGeo SVN repository structure

See Discussion page for details.

/grass-svn
|
+---/grass
|    |
|    +---/trunk (grass6 CVS HEAD)
|    |
|    +---/branches
|    |    |
|    |    +---/releasebranch_5_x (note: 5_5 based on grass5 CVS HEAD)
|    |    |
|    |    +---/releasebranch_6_x
|    |
|    +---/tags
|
|---/grass-addons
|
+---/grass-web
|    |
|    +---/trunk

Notes:

  • grass51, grass_doc, libgrass and programgrass50 are dead, will be not migrated
  • grass migrated as grass/branches/releasebranch_5_5
  • web migrated as grass-web
  • newsletter will be merged with OSGeo newsletter repository
  • wxPython GUI moved from grass-addons to grass code base (grass/gui/wxpython)
  • gui/wxpython/screenshots removed, can be part of grass-addons (e.g. grass-addons/screenshots/wxpython)

Scripts:

For text files are used keywords=Author Date Id Revision, in detail:


GRASS 7 development notes

Grass7-development-svn.png

External links

SVN hosting

There are two main options to host the new SVN repository.