Ethereal-dev: Re: [Ethereal-dev] Subversion migration?

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From: Ulf Lamping <[email protected]>
Date: Tue, 13 Jul 2004 21:08:09 +0200
Gerald Combs wrote:

I would like to migrate Ethereal's CVS repository to Subversion in the
near future.  Subversion has several advantages over CVS, including
folder versioning and file renames/moves.

For people currently using anonymous CVS this means that you will have
to find a Subversion client and use

instead of the current anonymous CVS repository.  A list of Subversion
clients can be found at
  (A client is available for Cygwin as well.)  You can use the URL
above to test if you'd like; it's a several-week-old copy of the CVS

Unless anyone has any objectioins, I'd like to migrate to Subversion
some time next week, around Wednesday or Thursday.
There seems to be no objections :-)

BTW: I still can't get through my company firewall (it blocks the HTTP requests), so no change to the current CVS system :-(
The mailing list might be called ethereal-svn later, as I don't think 
it's a good idea to keep the name with cvs in it, as it really suggests 
the wrong thing.
But renaming of the list might better be done after the confusion of 
changing the CVS to subversion system has settled a bit (maybe in a few 
However, as we (hopefully) might not switch to a different scm system in 
the near future, I would feel comfort to have svn in it's name, as it 
points to the scm system we use.
BTW: I will defer the check in of the updated user's guide until the 
switch to SVN is done (to prevent even more confusion).
Regards, ULFL