[FFmpeg-devel] ffmpegs future version control system
Wed May 9 15:51:33 CEST 2007
On Wed, May 09, 2007 at 03:18:49PM +0200, Reimar D?ffinger wrote:
> On Wed, May 09, 2007 at 02:41:35PM +0200, Michael Niedermayer wrote:
> > On Wed, May 09, 2007 at 11:03:22AM +0200, Reimar Doeffinger wrote:
> > > On Wed, May 09, 2007 at 10:23:20AM +0200, Guillaume Poirier wrote:
> > > > Le 9 mai 07 ? 02:51, Michael Niedermayer a ?crit :
> > > > > i would like to change ffmpeg from svn to git
> > > >
> > > > Yeah, it certainly seems to be smarter than SVN in most ways. After
> > > > all, the migration to SVN happened with the death of MPHQ1, so there
> > > > hasn't been a thoughough discussion about the pros and cons of SVN.
> > >
> > > I agree that it has many nice features, but the only case where there is
> > > any "smartness" (that is in detecting copies) it like always proves from
> > > time to time that artificial intelligence is just a step below natural
> > > stupidity.
> > do you remember any specific cases where gits copy detection was seriously
> > wrong, iam interrested to see such failures ...
> Seriously wrong? No, I don't think so. But in my MPlayer git tree
> (http://www1.mplayerhq.hu/~reimar/git/MPlayer/), afskip branch, af_skip.c was
> created from af_dummy.c, and I would have liked to have this information preserved
> (can of course be done via the commit message but that's not quite the
> git-blame thinks the code came from all over the place, which was not
> really the place (at least not that much).
> I attached that file, since git over http is not quite efficient you
> might not want to clone that full repo.
hmm, how inefficient? i dont mind waiting an hour or 2 ...
> > also keep in mind git was buggy until 3 days ago with blame/annotate and
> > copy detection
> My git is not _that_ up-to-date I admit ;-)
well compiling git head is easy, just run make :)
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