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

Michael Niedermayer michaelni
Thu Nov 18 11:07:18 CET 2010

On Wed, Nov 17, 2010 at 10:54:07PM -0500, compn wrote:
> On Thu, 18 Nov 2010 02:00:18 +0100, Luca Barbato wrote:
> >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
> >could.

I think wiki is not a good idea as resting place for the final document.
maybe iam paranoid ...

> i think reimar is looking for something like svn-howto.txt from mplayer.
> what diff output does ffmpeg like best?
> what is the correct way to commit?
> what is the correct way to revert?

> what is the correct way to move a file?

make sure file addition and file removial are in the same commit and nothing
else is, if possible. That should help future git blame / diff pick it up AFAIK

> delete a file?

> fix a commit message?

you cant, it breaks peoples checkouts
you can add some note though with git notes


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