[gs-devel] Ghostscript/GhostPDL svn switching to git

Chris Liddell chris.liddell at artifex.com
Wed Apr 20 16:04:48 UTC 2011

Just a quick further update.

To get a read-only clone without ssh access:

     git clone git://git.ghostscript.com/ghostscript.git

That repository is now live.


On 19/04/11 21:05, Chris Liddell wrote:
> Just to update anyone who pulls source from the repositories for
> either Ghostscript or GhostPDL, sometime in the next day or so, we'll
> be moving from subversion to git.
> Exactly when it occurs will depend on when the conversion process
> completes, and a few other administrative details. This is an (almost)
> complete conversion of the tags, important branches and history, so
> takes some time.
> As part of this process, the directory structure will change slightly:
> where previously Ghostscript lived in it's own directory, and GhostPDL
> lived in a separate directory with an "external dependency" on
> Ghostscript, Ghostscript will now reside in a subdirectory of GhostPDL
> (with the same name as the previous external dependency).
> This will not change the distributions - Ghostscript will still have
> it's own distribution archives, and GhostPDL will still be distributed
> as a super-set of Ghostscript.
> I will update with more info (such as the URL) when the git repos goes live.
> NOTE: this will not be a continuation of the informally maintained
> Ghostscript git mirror, it will be a totally new repository.
> Chris

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