[FFmpeg-devel] Who is against GIT now? (Was: [RFC] libswscale into the FFmpeg SVN repo)

Måns Rullgård mans
Sun Apr 5 21:36:16 CEST 2009

Reimar D?ffinger <Reimar.Doeffinger at gmx.de> writes:

> On Sun, Apr 05, 2009 at 05:28:40PM +0200, Luca Barbato wrote:
>> Michael Niedermayer wrote:
>>> and i belive there is no consensus on a switch to git ...
>> I just wonder who is against git now...
> Well, to be honest I no longer see a point for git for a central,
> master repository, and there are known inconveniences (no usable
> way to modify commit messages, no simple revision number, all
> references to revisions in commit messages would break - the
> latter basically being the point against merging libswscale
> as I understood).

If we switch to git, we can insert the old revision number in the
commit message.  Searching commit messages is trivial with git.

M?ns Rullg?rd
mans at mansr.com

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