[FFmpeg-devel] [RFC] FFmpeg "developers conference"

Reimar Döffinger Reimar.Doeffinger
Wed Jun 20 16:39:41 CEST 2007

On Wed, Jun 20, 2007 at 05:19:21PM +0300, Uoti Urpala wrote:
> On Wed, 2007-06-20 at 15:10 +0200, Reimar D?ffinger wrote:
> > On Wed, Jun 20, 2007 at 03:23:48PM +0300, Uoti Urpala wrote:
> > > On Wed, 2007-06-20 at 11:53 +0200, Reimar Doeffinger wrote:
> > > > Would it e possible for now to just keep svn but make the git-svn clone
> > > > writeable for developers?
> > > > Publishinng my tree via rsync just sucks.
> > > If you want a way to publish your code without necessarily committing it
> > > to "the" central repository, then I think a better solution is to allow
> > > creation of NEW personal git repositories on git.mplayerhq.hu (like
> > > git.kernel.org).
> > 
> > That still sucks because then I'd have to upload all the changes from
> > the main tree when I just update my branches.
> I didn't mean you couldn't update the repositories you create of course.

And I meant that I do not have to transfer the data needed to bring a
branch up-to-date! Even though I even have "broadband" transferring the
data of one week of patches still takes about 4 minutes for
downloading, uploading is a fact of 8 to that!
And all that just to push patches that are on exactly the same server

> > Just make the main tree read-only either via script or policy.
> This sounds basically the same as what I meant (and different from your
> original "make the git-svn clone writeable" - the git-svn part would not
> be writable).

Actually I really meant "make the git-svn clone writeable". I didn't
mean committing into the master branch that tracks svn, but I
(incorrectly) assumed that to be obvious since then it wouldn't track
svn anymore...

> Having svn still in use will make merges somewhat harder compared to
> pure git, as committed things will change as they go through git-svn and
> back to git.

How, in what respect?

> I suppose the git history will also be changed at some point to match
> commit messages that were modified in svn history?

That brings me to a good question, how to change commit messages for

Reimar D?ffinger

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