[FFmpeg-devel] [RFC] disallow svn propedit in the svn repo to make switching to git easier
Mon Nov 1 16:07:41 CET 2010
On Mon, 2010-11-01 at 01:28 -0700, Alex Converse wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 1, 2010 at 1:09 AM, Janne Grunau <janne-ffmpeg at jannau.net> wrote:
> > On Mon, Nov 01, 2010 at 12:05:28AM -0700, Alex Converse wrote:
> >> 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?
> > if we ignore the 0.5/0.6 release branches (which can stay in svn), very
> > close. My scripts seem to work fine. Fixing author information for all
> > commits with "patch by" is reasonably complete.
> > The rewritten trees are stable and I've tried to compile a several very
> > old revisions around the manual tree fixes. Not all compiled fine but the
> > errors weren't related to the fixes but what you get if you try to build
> > sources from several years ago on a current system.
> Good to hear. What's the status on actually hosting the repository?
> Seeing as "so far nobody signed the root duties contract in blood."
> j-b has graciously offered to host us at VideoLAN. Is that acceptable
> to the rest of the community?
They seem to be a stable enough host, so fine by me. We still need a
root team though..
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