[llvm-dev] [RFC] GitHub Survey - Please review

Mehdi Amini via llvm-dev llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org
Fri Aug 19 10:30:26 PDT 2016

> On Aug 19, 2016, at 10:20 AM, Justin Bogner via llvm-dev <llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org> wrote:
> Renato Golin via llvm-dev <llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org> writes:
>> 3. Separating "moving to Git/Github" from "using
>> mono-repo/sub-modules" is crucial. We may not get a consensus on the
>> latter, but we should get it for the former. It'll be much simpler for
>> a second iteration if we know we're going to use Git and GitHub and I
>> want to make sure we get this right.
>> If we have an overwhelmingly positive response to using GitHub, but
>> we're still divided to use sub-modules or mono-repo, we can close the
>> "move to Git" question now, and just work on the details later.
> This seems problematic. In fact, it makes some of the survey questions
> unanswerable, i.e.:



>    "What will be your one-time cost to moving to Git/GitHub?"
> The one time cost of the mono-repo proposal is drastically different
> than that of the multi-repo.
>    "How would moving to Git/GitHub impact your usage of LLVM in the
>     long term?"
> I already use git, but depending on how things are organized in the new
> world this may completely change how I work with LLVM.
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