[FFmpeg-devel] [CHECKLIST] what is preventing us from switch to git
Sat Jun 12 12:15:28 CEST 2010
On Sat, Jun 12, 2010 at 10:37:17AM +0200, Luca Barbato wrote:
> I noticed that more and more people started to use git instead of svn to
> contribute to ffmpeg, I'm wondering if the times are now mature to switch
> to git.
> Could you please raise (again) your concerns about switching to git?
personally i dont really care if we use svn,cvs or git the differences
dont matter much in normal everyday development if one has a write account.
a few points id like to raise though are that
* a switch if it is done should not
be done during SOC to not burden the students unneccessarily
* It should be announced at least 2 weeks before its done so people
have a bit of time to get used to git and maybe to commit outstanding
changes from their svn checkout
* We need to document, a short cheat sheet that lists the
git equivalents to the common svn commands (that of course before
a switch is done)
This also reminds me that quite a bit of code in ffmpeg is badly lacking
documentation, one i ran into a few times was for example the scripts and
how to make sure thir cross compilation doesnt break. (A self test during
regression testing that tests them more thorughout might also be usefull)
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