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Archive for December, 2018

consistency is a lovely thing

December 30th, 2018 by Jeanne Boyarsky

Since Oracle certifications are tied to version numbers, they periodically announce the retirements of old exams. This is reasonable. They even publish a page of retiring exams and include this fact on the all exams list. However, this is incomplete and currently inconsistent. The retiring exam page currently lists the Java 7 certs, but not the […]

migrating coderanch from svn to git

December 26th, 2018 by Jeanne Boyarsky

CodeRanch has been using SVN for a long time for the forum software. It’s high time to switch. We have just over 20 projects in our one SVN repository. Most are small/inactive so it wouldn’t be terrible to have the history in only the biggest project. However, I wanted to try to do it “right” […]

migrating tags from a large coderanch repository from svn to git

December 26th, 2018 by Jeanne Boyarsky

To review, this repository has just under ten thousand commits and just under 400 tags. Migrating with “git svn clone” would have taken over 48 hours. Since the majority of the time was going to migrating the tags, I decided to migrate just the trunk/branches and then re-create the tags. After all they are just […]