[FFmpeg-devel] [RFC] disallow svn propedit in the svn repo to make switching to git easier

Janne Grunau janne-ffmpeg
Sun Oct 31 22:15:05 CET 2010


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.

Creating the git repo with all currently rewritten commit messages is one
of the things missing in my repo. The other two is the handling of the
0.5 and 0.6 release branches and the handling of all committer email
addresses. I have them all. if we decide to use them I just have to
change one shell functon. They are here if anyone cares to review them:


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