[FFmpeg-devel] [CHECKLIST] what is preventing us from switch to git

Ronald S. Bultje rsbultje
Sat Jun 12 14:40:40 CEST 2010


On Jun 12, 2010, at 8:01 AM, M?ns Rullg?rd <mans at mansr.com> wrote:

> "Ronald S. Bultje" <rsbultje at gmail.com> writes:
>> Hi,
>> On Jun 12, 2010, at 7:43 AM, M?ns Rullg?rd <mans at mansr.com> wrote:
>>> I would recommend people to use git-svn for a bit and see how it
>>> feels.
>> I know this is intended well, but I was very much thrown off by git-
>> svn, it's a complex mess. It's good if you want the complexities of
>> git for a SVN repo. To simply test & try git, it makes it way more
>> complex than git alone.
> $ git svn clone svn://svn.ffmpeg.org/ffmpeg/trunk
> [edit files]
> $ git commit
> $ git svn dcommit
> Nothing complicated there.  Compared to working against a real git
> repo the only difference is "git svn rebase" instead of "git pull" and
> "git svn dcommit" for "git push".

Reverting commits was a pain and it was plain not possible to fix  
commit msgs after a push. I broke my repo while trying also.

Again, git-svn is a headache and teaches you fun alpabet-spaghetti,  
but not the actual git commands. Just use real git.


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