[LLVMdev] svn mirror git?

Joerg Sonnenberger joerg at britannica.bec.de
Fri Nov 16 14:10:29 PST 2012

On Fri, Nov 16, 2012 at 01:53:12PM -0800, Greg Fitzgerald wrote:
> In my humble opinion, there is a one biggest problem with git-svn and
> svn.  It requires the maintainer to rebase before committing, and in
> git, this changes the the patch's unique ID.  Changing the ID creates
> a serious problem, one which forces the private fork to make an early
> decision about contributing back to the community.  The private fork
> must decide, "do we want this patch today or would we rather wait for
> it to come in through a "fast-forward" of the community's repository?"

I fully agree with your analysis and to me, it strongly sounds like
"we should switch to git because git rebase doesn't work properly" or
however else you want to call it.


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