[FFmpeg-devel] [GIT] ready by the weekend
Wed Nov 17 20:14:35 CET 2010
On Wed, Nov 17, 2010 at 11:06:31AM -0800, Jason Garrett-Glaser wrote:
> 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.
So? Git still certainly doesn't contain magic smoke that makes it impossible
to have the wrong thing as "author", so I fail to see how that is relevant
(except for the point that I used the wrong term).
Unless unknown to me there would be a way to change the author more easily
than the commit message with git.
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