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

Ramiro Polla ramiro.polla
Sat Jun 12 21:24:19 CEST 2010

On Sat, Jun 12, 2010 at 4:22 PM, Alexander Strange
<astrange at ithinksw.com> wrote:
> On Jun 12, 2010, at 8:06 AM, Mike Melanson wrote:
>> 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?
>> git requires a certain minimum level of intelligence to use. I fail to reach that level.
>> Aside from that, what does a DVCS' lack of monotonic version numbers mean for FATE?
> x264's version.sh works fine for generating git revision numbers:
> http://git.videolan.org/gitweb.cgi?p=x264.git;a=blob;f=version.sh;h=7f06c7c5f4f7b3205b6460581d5723d23c7514d9;hb=HEAD

Branches in SVN screw up the revision number count from the git repo.

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