[LLVMdev] git

Tobias Grosser tobias at grosser.es
Thu Jul 21 01:22:25 PDT 2011

On 07/21/2011 07:46 AM, Chandler Carruth wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 20, 2011 at 9:32 PM, Chris Lattner <clattner at apple.com
> <mailto:clattner at apple.com>> wrote:
>     On Jul 20, 2011, at 11:47 AM, Jakob Stoklund Olesen wrote:
>      >>> If you can work with Jeffrey to come up with better
>     instructions, that would be great.
>      >>>
>      >>> Just make sure they are newbie-proof.
>      >>
>      >> Wouldn't it be easier at some point to move llvm.org
>     <http://llvm.org> to git?
>      >
>      > Definitely.
>     I think that I'm the one who previously strongly objected to doing
>     so.  I now remove my objections, I think that git has both matured
>     enough and has succeeded in "winning" the distributed VCS war.
> Based on this comment, and some conversations on the IRC channel, I'd
> like to offer to work on such a conversion. I think there are a lot of
> sticky details to work out, but I think it will be very positive move.
> I'm going to start working on a rough plan for how to do the conversion,
> and what the final system should look like.
> Any key things people want to see in it? Any key concerns? As soon as I
> have something written up I'll post it here.
> Key things I'm currently thinking about after a brief brainstorm:
> - Post-commit triggers need to be ported and kept useful
> - Special attention to ensure that the existing code review / commit
> email system continues to be effective
> - Provide individual git repositories for each LLVM project, along with
> meta repositories that use submodules to layout common development trees
> (e.g. Clang in tools/clang)

- Keep the buildbot machinery working.
- Add a Webinterface like cgit or gitweb.


P.S. Let me know if you need any help


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