[MPlayer-dev-eng] [RFC] Move away from SVN

Nicolas George george at nsup.org
Fri Dec 27 13:03:07 EET 2019

Alexander Strasser (12019-12-24):
> Every now and than I think we should move away from Subversion.
> While from the versioning perspective SVN gives us all we need on the
> server side, it's kind of hassle to work with.
> I exclusively use Git locally nowadays. So switching into Subversion
> only to do the final MPlayer commits is a bit annoying; even more so
> if new files were added or existing files deleted.

Have you tried using git-svn? I have not been working very hard on
MPlayer recently, but this is what I had been using and it was

> Additionally for the releasing procedure knowledge of the Subversion
> branching is needed.

That, I do not know.

> For the short term I think we have more important tasks to do, but
> for me it seems like a goal we should tackle soon, also because it
> simplifies some background work.
> What do you think?

I fully agree.


  Nicolas George
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