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

Mike Melanson mike
Mon Apr 6 08:12:49 CEST 2009

Jason Garrett-Glaser wrote:
> On Sun, Apr 5, 2009 at 11:39 AM, Reimar D?ffinger
> <Reimar.Doeffinger at gmx.de> 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...
>> 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
> x264 seems to be doing just fine continuing to use revision numbers
> with git.  A few extra client-side scripts might be useful
> (revision_number_to_git_hash and vice versa), but that's about it.

So git the perfect tool... as long as you write your own magic shell 
scripts to work around its shortcomings?

     -Mike Melanson

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