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

Måns Rullgård mans
Sat Jun 12 15:55:36 CEST 2010

compn <tempn at twmi.rr.com> writes:

> On Sat, 12 Jun 2010 12:46:14 +0100, M?ns Rullg?rd wrote:
>>compn <tempn at twmi.rr.com> writes:
>>> On Sat, 12 Jun 2010 10:37:17 +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?
>>> was a suitable workaround for revision numbers made?
>>> i dislike having to use hashes as a way to tell how old an ffmpeg
>>> version is.
>>We could easily add the date/time to the version string printed by
>>ffmpeg.  Would that be helpful?
> how does this help if user compiles 4 year old version?
> e.g. svn co -r 5000, and date compiled is 2010?

I meant to include the commit date of the revision being built.  We
already print the time of compilation.

M?ns Rullg?rd
mans at mansr.com

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