[FFmpeg-devel] Fwd: svn:externals using git submodules

Ismail Dönmez ismail
Tue May 1 13:19:38 CEST 2007

On Tuesday 01 May 2007 14:15:06 Andy Parkins wrote:
> On Tuesday 2007 May 01, Ismail D?nmez wrote:
> > I've done this by hand as a proof of concept I suspect it would need
> > loads of work in git-svn to do it properly.  However, I thought I'd
> > mention as part of my "success with submodules" reports.
> Please don't consider this as saying that git is ready-to-go with submodule
> support.  It was for the interest of the git developers rather than ffmpeg
> developers.  ffmpeg just happened to be a repository I was familiar with
> and already had.
> This report was merely me doing by hand what git might do in the future. 
> The user interface for submodules in git does not exist yet.  It can be
> made to work if you're willing to do things by hand (as I was), but unless
> you're interested in git development itself, it's not a feature that is
> prime-time just yet.
> Maybe soon.  When it is, you can be certain I'll bring it up on the ffmpeg
> list :-)

Ah ok, I guessed the devel list would be interested in a kinda solution 
too :-)


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