[LLVMdev] git

Bob Wilson bob.wilson at apple.com
Thu Jul 28 15:11:17 PDT 2011

On Jul 28, 2011, at 2:00 PM, David A. Greene wrote:

> Bob Wilson <bob.wilson at apple.com> writes:
>> It's a little awkward to set up a new repo that pulls from the git
>> mirrors and also lets you use git-svn dcommit to push back, but that's
>> a minor nuisance AFAICT.
> No to people who use git regularly, it isn't.  git-svn imposes all sorts
> of restrictions on what kind of commits it wants to see and the git user
> ends up having to work around them.  Things that are trivial with git
> (merges) become more complicated with git-svn.  This in turn
> fundamentally changes how git can be used by the developer.

Sorry, but I have no idea what you're talking about.  I use git exclusively for all my llvm development, and I make extensive use of branches and merging.  I haven't had any problems related to git-svn.

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