[LLVMdev] git

David A. Greene greened at obbligato.org
Thu Jul 28 14:31:53 PDT 2011

Jason Kim <jasonwkim at google.com> writes:

> Forcing transitioning to git makes no sense for a lot of us - for
> example, we have lots of scripts that depend on svn revision numbers -
> all those could be redone for git, but who wants to do work that they
> don't have to? What "problem" is it solving?

It solves the problem of a third party reintegrating their changes back
to upstream.  This is very, very difficult with svn because of its
centralized design.

> Besides, the git-svn readonly bridge is a great solution for those who
> want to use git

No.  It does nothing to fix the problem of integrating private work (in
a private repository) back to upstream.

There are other benefits to moving to git but for me at least, this is
the most important.


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