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Re: Migration to version 9

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Guewen Baconnier
- 27/08/2015 06:33:06
Thanks for this proposal!
I strongly agree with the removal of __unported__.
But I'm -1 for the migration per module using filter-branch for the
same reason that Stéphane and for another very reason: it does not
support the renaming of a module so the history would stop at the
first git mv.

-- 
Guewen Baconnier

On Wed, Aug 26, 2015 at 8:23 PM,  <Bidoul@pad.odoo-community.org> wrote:
> Another big con is that the forward port process by a git merge of 8.0 into
> 9.0 is not possible.
>
> I'll think to it a little bit more but I'd say at this stage I'm not a huge
> fan of this method. I believe the disadvantages outweight the small benefit
> of hiding unported modules.
>
> At some point there was a proposal of
> - keeping unported modules with active=False
> - having an (autogenerated) list of modules and their status in the
> README.md of the repository
>
> That proposal plus an systematic forward port process is my favorite
> approach at this point.
>
> -sbi
>
> On Wed, Aug 26, 2015 at 7:52 PM, <Pedro@pad.odoo-community.org> wrote:
>>
>> Pros of this method:
>>
>> Avoid a lot of commits starting the branch.
>> Avoid commits of deprecated modules.
>> Avoid having outdated version that was put on __unported__ when release
>> version was out, but later modified on the previous version.
>> Avoid forgetting to use the version in __unported__.
>> No misunderstanding for newcomers about the existence of the module in the
>> __unported__ folder.
>> No need to remove any module.
>>
>> Cons of this method:
>>
>> It requires a process to start a PR a bit more complicated than before.
>> Reviewers should check if the commit history is well-extracted.
>> Contribution statistics are disturbed by this process (although it can be
>> easily filtered by distinct commits).
>>
>> So we think the number of pros is better than the cons, and that's why we
>> propose this.
>>
>> Please comment any possible thing we haven't figure out.
>>
>> Regards.
>>
>>
>>
>> 2015-08-26 19:23 GMT+02:00 Maxime Chambreuil
>> <maxime.chambreuil@savoirfairelinux.com>:
>>>
>>> Dear OCA contributors
>>>
>>> Pedro and I proposed a new process to manage the coming migration from 8
>>> to 9 :
>>>
>>> https://github.com/OCA/maintainer-tools/wiki/Migration-to-version-9-%28WIP%29
>>>
>>> Main thing is to get rid of the __unported__ directory as it contains
>>> outdated versions of modules. We want to migrate the latest version and
>>> avoid duplicating PR against many branches.
>>>
>>> Version 9 is still more than a month ahead, so we have time to review,
>>> discuss and agree on this proposal.
>>>
>>> Cheers,
>>> --
>>> Maxime Chambreuil
>>> +1 (514) 276-5468 #126
>>>
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