[FFmpeg-devel] switching to git - eventually?

Diego Biurrun diego
Sun Jan 6 14:11:09 CET 2008

On Sun, Jan 06, 2008 at 12:40:21PM +0000, M?ns Rullg?rd wrote:
> Luca Barbato <lu_zero at gentoo.org> writes:
> > I noticed somebody made a split repo for libswscale and right now git
> > supports subprojects (even if I'd rather stitch together the libswscale
> > inside ffmpeg in a more definite way).
> >
> > What is preventing us to switch to git as main repo?
> A few different things:
> - First of all, we must agree to the switch.  So far, it's mainly you
>   and Reimar (?) who are pushing for it.
> - We must be reasonably confident developers know how to use git, or
>   there will be trouble.
> - The repos need to be converted and verified.  Because of the
>   libswscale mess, this is less trivial than it might seem.
> - The server needs to be configured to allow git write access in a
>   secure fashion.  With the frequency of breakin attempts, giving all
>   devs normal shell accounts is undesirable, so something else must be
>   devised.

- Port the precommit and postcommit infrastructure.


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