[MPlayer-dev-eng] Re: [Ffmpeg-devel] switch to svn

Michael Niedermayer michaelni
Sun Oct 30 14:51:59 CET 2005


On Sun, Oct 30, 2005 at 12:09:51PM +0100, Diego Biurrun wrote:
> On Sat, Oct 29, 2005 at 07:31:12PM +0200, Michael Niedermayer wrote:
> > 
> > On Thu, Oct 20, 2005 at 01:01:59PM +0200, Attila Kinali wrote:
> > > 
> > > So, would you agree on the switch from cvs to svn?
> > 
> > yes if the following things are possible with svn (AFAIK they are but ive
> > no experience with svn as a developer and know little of how svn works 
> > internally ...)
> > 
> > * merging stuff, so for example we can import the cvs or svn of lets say 
> > libmpeg2 into mplayer while preserving the history, with cvs thats easy
> I'm not quite sure what you have in mind there 

well, for example the libpostproc or swscale move (basically things which
where developed in some repository but it is then later decided that its
better if they are in another one)

> and how this would be
> easy to achieve with CVS...

well, just copy the RCS files on the server between the repositories, its
the same as it is with moving/copying files within a single cvs repository


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