[FFmpeg-devel] [RFC] disallow svn propedit in the svn repo to make switching to git easier

Alex Converse alex.converse
Mon Nov 1 08:05:28 CET 2010

On Sun, Oct 31, 2010 at 2:15 PM, Janne Grunau <janne-ffmpeg at jannau.net> wrote:
> Hi,
> the rewriting of commit messages is incomplatible with git. Each time a
> commit message is rewritten the entire svn repo has to be reimported.
> If we want a slow migration to git disallowing propedits in the svn repo
> which is a simple hook script change would allow to create stable git
> repository which can be used after the full migration.

How close are we to the full migration?

> Creating the git repo with all currently rewritten commit messages is one
> of the things missing in my repo. The other two is the handling of the
> 0.5 and 0.6 release branches and the handling of all committer email
> addresses. I have them all. if we decide to use them I just have to
> change one shell functon. They are here if anyone cares to review them:
> http://git.jannau.net/git/FFmpeg.git.convert/tree/map_commitid.sh

I think committer email addresses are a very good thing.



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