[FFmpeg-devel] [RFC] Commit tags : security

Michael Niedermayer michaelni
Fri Oct 26 23:19:59 CEST 2007


On Fri, Oct 26, 2007 at 07:46:40PM +0200, Luca Barbato wrote:
> Ismail D?nmez wrote:
> >> it would increase the security of ffmpeg packages in distros
> >> at the expense of the security of ffmpeg svn
> >> it would also significantly delay not only the point where a security fix
> >> is made public in svn but also when it is made available from distros
> >> having it public earlier forces distros to work faster :)
> > 
> > 1-day early notice would do fine imho. :) But just CC'in the list for security 
> > issue after or before commiting would be fine too.
> > 
> > Also we could share our distro patches in that mailing list.
> And that would be good to avoid duplicating work and/or to coordinate
> snapshotting.
> I'd like to move to git to use tags to mark meaningful commits.
> Michael start tracking swscale in git from it's fake merge into ffmpeg
> would be that problematic?

would it be that problematic to have swscale with full history of the
relevant files in git ...


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