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Re: Moving pkgsrc-wip away from SourceForge


From: Benny Siegert <>, Date: Sat, 4 Jul 2015 16:47:58 +0200

> Hey,
> at pkgsrcCon, we were discussing the state of pkgsrc-wip today. The
> consensus of the people in the room was that
> a) moving away from sourceforge is a good occasion for moving away from CVS,

Many people has no CVS experience these days.
If pkgsrc-wip is incubator project of pkgsrc project,
pkgsrc-wip should use CVS to have CVS experience.

I believe git is most used VCS, and using git will attract some new
people to pkgsrc-wip project.

> b) wip is totally the type of thing that should be on Github.
> (b) is evident by the number of people sending in pull requests for
> the Joyent mirror of wip. The style in which wip has been developed,
> with a very low bar for new contributors each working on a subset of
> packages, is a great fit for the github model. In addition, there is
> no reason why wip must use the same VCS as pkgsrc or NetBSD.
> So let's do this! :) Thomas, what do you think?
> --Benny.

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