[FFmpeg-devel] ffmpegs future version control system

Michael Niedermayer michaelni
Wed May 9 14:43:59 CEST 2007


On Wed, May 09, 2007 at 12:52:55PM +0200, Diego 'Flameeyes' Petten? wrote:
> On Wed, 9 May 2007 10:23:20 +0200
> Guillaume Poirier <gpoirier at mplayerhq.hu> wrote:
> > One thing that seems important for me is to make sure that GIT  
> > clients exist on other OS than just Linux. Last time I heard (a long  
> > time ago), GIT had only Linux clients, but my memory is quite fuzzy,  
> > and I haven't had much good sleep lately
> GIT, as in the base git package, works fine on FreeBSD too at least, I
> think Solaris is not entirely supported though, and other operating
> systems might not work as it is. This was one of the reasons why for
> xine we preferred Mercurial (available almost everywhere Python works).
> Cogito on the other hand last time I looked used some GNUisms in the
> scripts, so didn't work at 100% on non-GNU systems. Unfortunately,
> Cogito *is* a time saver most of the times, and missing it is a big
> annoying, at least to me.

can you show some examples where cognito does save time?

Michael     GnuPG fingerprint: 9FF2128B147EF6730BADF133611EC787040B0FAB

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