[FFmpeg-devel] [CHECKLIST] what is preventing us from switch to git

Alex Converse alex.converse
Sat Aug 21 20:07:59 CEST 2010

On Sat, Jun 12, 2010 at 6:15 AM, Michael Niedermayer <michaelni at gmx.at> wrote:
> On Sat, Jun 12, 2010 at 10:37:17AM +0200, Luca Barbato wrote:
>> I noticed that more and more people started to use git instead of svn to
>> contribute to ffmpeg, I'm wondering if the times are now mature to switch
>> to git.
>> Could you please raise (again) your concerns about switching to git?
> personally i dont really care if we use svn,cvs or git the differences
> dont matter much in normal everyday development if one has a write account.
> a few points id like to raise though are that
> * a switch if it is done should not
> ?be done during SOC to not burden the students unneccessarily

SoC is now done

> * It should be announced at least 2 weeks before its done so people
> ?have a bit of time to get used to git and maybe to commit outstanding
> ?changes from their svn checkout
> * We need to document, a short cheat sheet that lists the
> ?git equivalents to the common svn commands (that of course before
> ?a switch is done)

Perhaps it is time to to start moving forward on this.



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