[FFmpeg-devel] Preliminary announcement about the current situation
Wed Jan 19 14:13:21 CET 2011
On Wed, Jan 19, 2011 at 01:44:16PM +0100, Diego Biurrun wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 19, 2011 at 01:41:16PM +0100, Janne Grunau wrote:
> > On Wed, Jan 19, 2011 at 12:59:38PM +0100, Michael Niedermayer wrote:
> > > On Wed, Jan 19, 2011 at 12:40:13PM +0100, Vladimir Pantelic wrote:
> > > > Michael Niedermayer wrote:
> > > >> Hi everyone
> > > >>
> > > >> I just wanted to say that iam as surprised as everyone else about what has
> > > >> happened in the last few hours and that some developers overtaking
> > > >> official ffmpeg and closing everyone elses write access without any kind of
> > > >> public discussion is kinda nasty.
> > > >
> > > > as I understand it (from lurking in irc), the git at videolan is still up and
> > > > running and was not touched at all.
> > >
> > > no, see "svn"log or a checkout of git
> > >
> > >
> > > From: Mans Rullgard <git at videolan.org>
> > > ^^^^^^^^
> > > [...]
> > > - git clone git://git.videolan.org/ffmpeg <target>
> > > + git clone git://git.ffmpeg.org/ffmpeg.git <target>
> > >
> > >
> > > From: Jason Garrett-Glaser <git at videolan.org>
> > Sorry, my fault. I intially thought it was a good idea to synce changes
> > between the repos to make merging of changes easier and get changes to
> > users who just switched yesterday. It was bad idea considering the
> > changes we did to the repo on git.ffmpeg.org. Sorry.
> > I will be available for cleaning it up as far as it is possible and
> > wished.
atm iam most concerned about git repo references, if people of both sides
could help make sure they dont unfairly point to just one of the repos.
That would be nice.
> I suspect that (close to) nobody pulled those changes yet, maybe you can
> physically delete those commits from the videolan repository and replace
> it with a cleaned-up instance.
please no repo hacking, its a very bad idea
Michael GnuPG fingerprint: 9FF2128B147EF6730BADF133611EC787040B0FAB
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