[FFmpeg-devel] ffmpegs future version control system

Måns Rullgård mans
Sat May 12 16:00:10 CEST 2007

Michael Niedermayer <michaelni at gmx.at> writes:

> Hi
> On Wed, May 09, 2007 at 09:54:39AM +0200, Michael Niedermayer wrote:
>> Hi
>> On Wed, May 09, 2007 at 04:00:24AM +0200, Luca Barbato wrote:
>> > Michael Niedermayer wrote:
>> > > * all the web interfaces to git ive seen suck, nothing looks remotely
>> > >   as sane as viewvc
>> > 
>> > Probably asking for the specific features the git people could lead at
>> > least to some directions. I'm using gitweb for tracking the lscube
>> > projects and isn't _that_ ugly (yes I had seen something better).
>> what i disslike on gitweb most is that its unintuitive, viewvc is alot more
>> intuitive ...
>> then how do i view a diff for a specific change and file, if i click on
>> "history" for the specific file and then on "commitdiff" it shows a
>> diff covering many files, if i click on "diff to current" it shows a diff
>> against head ...
>> then what about colored diffs, what about colored source code
>> then blame, just shows the sha1 checksums of the commits but not the authors
>> and i suspect it also doesnt follow copies and moves ...
>> now who on earth cares about the sha1 checksum?! the silly gitweb should
>> show the authors and maybe a short date and if the user then clicks on it
>> show the corresponding diff/sha1/...
>> then i dont see any help which would explain what a "blob, commitdiff, tree,
>> ... is"
> btw, cant viewvc be run over the git-cvs wraper? or does it need direct
> access to the RCS files?

I believe it needs direct access.

M?ns Rullg?rd
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