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Re: Migration to version 9

Guewen Baconnier
- 27/08/2015 14:42:33

On Thu, Aug 27, 2015 at 4:37 PM, Alexandre Fayolle
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> I quite like the suggestion of having information about the ported
> addons in the We could list the unported / uninstallable
> addons in a separate section.
> And we could use the opportunity to add a short paragraph describing
> what the addon does (using the summary from the manifest?). This is
> something we can provide a script for in maintainer tools.
> Alexandre
> On 27/08/2015 16:23, Guewen Baconnier wrote:
>> Setting aside the separate repos discussion, my biggest concerns are
>> the corruption of the history that would be inflicted by the git
>> filter-branch on renamed modules and the forward-port of merges.
>> Renaming a module is not an uncommon scenario and the forward-port is
>> something we really use.
>> If we can find a solution for these problems, I think I could do with
>> this procedure. Otherwise I would prefer the simple method of just
>> setting 'installable' to False.