[FFmpeg-devel] switching to git - eventually?

Måns Rullgård mans
Sun Jan 6 20:17:28 CET 2008

Reimar D?ffinger <Reimar.Doeffinger at stud.uni-karlsruhe.de> writes:

> Hello,
> 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.
> Actually I am mostly "pushing" for a more convenient way to allow the
> developers already using git to publish their work in progress etc.
> Currently that involves creating your own repository (assuming you have
> somewhere to publish it) and most likely uploading all the FFmpeg
> changes, not just those you made yourself, which even via "broadband" is
> not exactly fast. Also it is only one developer's git tree, not all of
> us using git.

The issues to solve are largely the same, most notably that of
providing secure write access without opening too many doors.

M?ns Rullg?rd
mans at mansr.com

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