[developers] Re: [SG] perforce ?

Rainer Martin rmartin at coli.uni-sb.de
Wed May 25 10:45:00 CEST 2005

Hi Stephan,

Am Wed, May 25, 2005 at 12:09:09AM +0200 schrieb Stephan Oepen folgendes:
> the P4 server at CoLi is still the main repository for PET development,
> now primarily maintained by bernd kiefer.  there are a few other people
> working on PET too (including frederik and myself) --- on at least two
> active branches.  i am still in favor of P4 (over CVS certainly), since
> it has better multi-branch facilities.  if there were to be a move for
> the PET repository, we would have to work carefully to migrate history
> and the current state of (and relations among) branches.  personally, i
> would be very happy if CoLi continued to serve this repository :-).

i hope everybody who needs to know about p4 is on the mailing list?

we're investigating the steps necessary to replace our main fileserver
'troll', with a new one.

if perforce works also over NFS (there is no reason against), it may be
possible to mount the repository remotely from the new server. Or it may
be possible to leave /proj/perforce locally on troll, but then, access
over NFS on other coli hosts would not be possible.

In any case, after file server replacement, we have to think about the
future of troll and its remaining services. troll probably needs a

			Rainer Martin

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