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

Mike Melanson mike
Mon Apr 6 05:48:00 CEST 2009

M?ns Rullg?rd wrote:
> Reimar D?ffinger <Reimar.Doeffinger at gmx.de> writes:
>> 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...
>> Well, to be honest I no longer see a point for git for a central,
>> master repository, and there are known inconveniences (no usable
>> way to modify commit messages, no simple revision number, all
>> references to revisions in commit messages would break - the
>> latter basically being the point against merging libswscale
>> as I understood).
> If we switch to git, we can insert the old revision number in the
> commit message.  Searching commit messages is trivial with git.

How will FATE work if, hypothetically, we move to git?

     -Mike Melanson

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