[Ffmpeg-devel] switch to svn

Diego Biurrun diego
Thu Oct 20 13:06:45 CEST 2005

On Thu, Oct 20, 2005 at 01:01:59PM +0200, Attila Kinali wrote:
> I would like to ask whether the developers of FFmpeg and MPlayer
> would agree to switch from cvs to svn.
> The reason is that svn would allow to more easily seperate
> the repo users from system users and thus make administration
> simpler. It also has IMHO better support for backups and
> a few other nice to have features.
> From a user point of view, the change would mostly just
> require to use svn instead of cvs with nearly all commands
> being the same.

Additional benefits (just to name a few):

- renames
- local diffs
- unified diffs by default
- more efficient network protocol

And no, subversion does not require a database backend.  The filesystem
backend is available since version 1.1 and default since 1.2.

> So, would you agree on the switch from cvs to svn?

Today rather than tomorrow :)


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