Migration to Google Code hosting
Posted Thu, 15 May 2008
My first major repository move was to merge all my CVS and Subversion repositories into a single Subversion repository. This move made me happy for a while, but from time to time the machine hosting the repository would go down, and I'd be out of Subversion access for a while. Additionally, the machine hosting this repository grants me only a small quota (500mb) and my subversion repository was occupying 10% of the space. Lastly, I couldn't be bothered to setup webdav+svn, so I couldn't grant arbitrary users (like you) proper read (and perhaps write) access.
To solve all of these problems, in part or in full, I created a new project on googlecode called 'semicomplete' for my repository. All of my projects will now live there.
I used svnsync to upload my local repository so as to keep all the change history, which took 5 hours, but was otherwise painless.
New repository: http://semicomplete.googlecode.com/
As a side bonus, Google Code Hosting allows you to publish "downloads", which means all of my releases can be put here, saving me 24 megs of used quota on the old machine. Further bonuses include an issue tracking system (so you and I can file bugs that won't get lost) and a project wiki. I don't know if I'll use the wiki yet.