[Ffmpeg-devel] switch to svn
Thu Oct 20 13:06:45 CEST 2005
On Thu, Oct 20, 2005 at 01:01:59PM +0200, Attila Kinali wrote:
> I would like to ask whether the developers of FFmpeg and MPlayer
> would agree to switch from cvs to svn.
> The reason is that svn would allow to more easily seperate
> the repo users from system users and thus make administration
> simpler. It also has IMHO better support for backups and
> a few other nice to have features.
> From a user point of view, the change would mostly just
> require to use svn instead of cvs with nearly all commands
> being the same.
Additional benefits (just to name a few):
- local diffs
- unified diffs by default
- more efficient network protocol
And no, subversion does not require a database backend. The filesystem
backend is available since version 1.1 and default since 1.2.
> So, would you agree on the switch from cvs to svn?
Today rather than tomorrow :)
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