[FFmpeg-devel] FFmpeg 0.5.1

Ramiro Polla ramiro.polla
Wed May 6 20:41:26 CEST 2009

On Wed, May 6, 2009 at 2:32 PM, Diego Biurrun <diego at biurrun.de> wrote:
> On Wed, May 06, 2009 at 12:34:11PM -0300, Ramiro Polla wrote:
>> On Wed, May 6, 2009 at 9:18 AM, Diego Biurrun <diego at biurrun.de> wrote:
>> > Is there anything extremely important I missed for the 0.5 branch?
>> Not extremely important, but I backported a couple of mingw32
>> configure changes to help cross-compiling and bundling -dev packages.
> Next time wait for approval before committing to the 0.5 branch unless
> you want to make me really angry.
> Just checked, you did not even merge things properly, but just committed

Hmm, I'm guessing patch && svn ci was the wrong approach, and
something along the lines of svn merge should be used? The proper
procedure for backporting should be documented.

> a diff and used a crap commit message to boot. ?No need to wait for next
> time to make me angry, 100% success on your first try already.

I agree the commit message kind of sucks. I suggest backporting commit
messages should be consistent, documented, and something like:
Backport r# from trunk:
<original commit message>

Ramiro Polla

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