[Ffmpeg-devel] I'm giving up

Guillaume POIRIER poirierg
Wed Dec 6 09:58:49 CET 2006


On 12/6/06, Andy Parkins <andyparkins at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tuesday 2006 December 05 12:55, Panagiotis Issaris wrote:
> > But I fear it will not differ much from the current situation as the
> > code isn't _really_ "in", it won't get the same exposure as the main
> > branch and I'd still have to do the continuous merging.
> I don't know if this helps you, but from your "continuous merging" complaint
> it sounds like it might.  I think this might solve your problem of wanting to
> commit your changes and yet solve Michael's problem of not wanting to commit
> your changes while they're still developing.
> I use git-svn to track ffmpeg's svn repository using git.  (Note: I am not
> suggesting that ffmpeg change to using git as VCS).  git-svn basically just
> tracks the upstream repository into a git branch, and if I had commit access
> I could push changes back as well - all without any changes in upstream.

FWIW, Takis also uses git as a VCS. :-)

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