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

Luca Barbato lu_zero
Thu Nov 18 02:00:18 CET 2010

On 11/17/2010 08:03 PM, Reimar D?ffinger 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.

To sum up your request, you'd like a new policy document with the best
practices for ffmpeg.

I guess the git-proficient people could start a page on the wiki now.
The problem I see (from this email) is that some concepts that I
consider basic aren't exactly clear nor understood.

Before I star could we come up with a list of doubts?

> What? Are you suggesting we no longer document who wrote a patch?
> I really have not the slightest clue what you mean by this.

please read man git-format-patch and related documentation on the fields
in a git commit, I considered that as given but apparently isn't =|

> Because every single time my very specific request was completely ignored,
> people send links to random documents that have nothing to do with FFmpeg
> specifically and when I say why it's nonsense everyone suddenly disappears.

Maybe you could try to start the wiki page with your doubts and I, or
other people, will try to fill the answers with the best explanations we



Luca Barbato

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