[FFmpeg-devel] Who is against GIT now? (Was: [RFC] libswscale into the FFmpeg SVN repo)

Diego Biurrun diego
Sun Apr 5 19:06:02 CEST 2009

On Sun, Apr 05, 2009 at 06:56:37PM +0200, Luca Barbato wrote:
> Diego Biurrun wrote:
> >On Sun, Apr 05, 2009 at 05:28:40PM +0200, Luca Barbato wrote:
> >>Michael Niedermayer wrote:
> >>>and i belive there is no consensus on a switch to git ...
> >>I just wonder who is against git now...
> >
> >I strongly dislike that metadata cannot be versioned or changed, for
> >example commit messages.
> >
> >Given the often low-quality commit messages we suffer from around here
> >and the importance they have when debugging or understanding the code
> >I think there has to be a way to update and fix them.
> >
> >And I am most emphatically *not* talking about spelling errors in commit
> >messages.  Repeat after me, this is *not* about pedantic nitpicking[1].
> git rebase -i on topic branches does what you'd ever dream about ^^;

You misunderstand: It needs to be done in the repository, not in
somebody's local tree.


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