[LLVMdev] git Status Update?

Jean-Daniel Dupas devlists at shadowlab.org
Sat Sep 3 07:28:59 PDT 2011

Le 3 sept. 2011 à 14:18, Bill Wendling a écrit :

> On Sep 3, 2011, at 5:01 AM, FlyLanguage wrote:
>>> On Sep 1, 2011, at 3:15 PM, FlyLanguage wrote:
>>>>> Is that really true?  I've heard of a lot of LLVM developers using git
>>>>> but it all seems very opaque right now.  That's why I hope to get people
>>>>> talking so we can find out where everyone is and go from there.
>>>> Yet, there's surprisingly little complaint about Subversion around here,
>>>> which is kinda unfortunate :)
>>> I know you're being facetious, but why is it unfortunate?
>> Because you're missing so much.
> I read Dave's document. It lists (rather complex) ways to use it, but it doesn't list why any of them are needed for our workflow. That would go more towards convincing me that it's a good thing.
>>> I still don't know what a "ref" or "object" is.)
>> Fortunately, that's about the only thing in a git repository, so there's not much more to learn :)
> That doesn't tell me anything. And unfortunately they are used in many git commands.

Just in case you want to know more about objects and refs, you can read the first sections of the chapter 9 of the free "Pro git" online book.


This chapter is about git internal, so it may look a little complex and scary, but it is really helpful to understand how git works.

-- Jean-Daniel

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