[FFmpeg-devel] [GIT] ready by the weekend

Jason Garrett-Glaser darkshikari
Wed Nov 17 20:06:31 CET 2010

On Wed, Nov 17, 2010 at 11:03 AM, Reimar D?ffinger
<Reimar.Doeffinger at gmx.de> wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 17, 2010 at 07:30:19PM +0100, Luca Barbato wrote:
>> On 11/17/2010 06:47 PM, Reimar D?ffinger wrote:
>> > On Wed, Nov 17, 2010 at 05:01:31PM +0100, Luca Barbato wrote:
>> >> j-b and janne should have all the issues sorted during this weekend (hw
>> >> problems, latest repo checks)
>> >>
>> >> I'll host a mirror of it and keep in sync a copy for github and
>> >> gitorious (somebody wants a repo.or.cz as well?).
>> >>
>> >> So I guess by the next week we can switch anytime.
>> >>
>> >> Is everybody ready? =)
>> >
>> > No. We don't have a "cheat sheet" for anyone only familiar
>> > with SVN,
>> I thought there cheat sheets links got already provided many times.
>> Rafael sent them again anyway.
> You can send them 50 times and I still don't care.
> I can use search myself, the point is that not everyone has to use
> search themselves, find some document, figure it isn't quite ideal
> if you're already used to FFmpeg and then some things are explained
> in a way we do _not_ want them to be done.
>> > and we have not documented (have we even decided?)
>> > how to handle bad commit messages (and different levels of
>> > bad, ranging from spelling mistakes over non-understandable
>> > to wrong patch-by attribution).
>> there isn't patch-by in git... You send your patch and it gets signed
>> off by whoever push it to the main tree....
> What? Are you suggesting we no longer document who wrote a patch?
> I really have not the slightest clue what you mean by this.

git distinguishes "author" from committer, svn does not.  Thus one no
longer has to manually track authorship as in svn.

Dark Shikari

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