[llvm-dev] [RFC] One or many git repositories?

Mehdi Amini via llvm-dev llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org
Tue Jul 26 09:36:37 PDT 2016

> On Jul 26, 2016, at 2:15 AM, Renato Golin via llvm-dev <llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org> wrote:
> On 26 July 2016 at 10:09, Simon Taylor via llvm-dev
> <llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org> wrote:
>> Thus downstream developers can continue to use the read-only view of the independent projects if that is easier for them; but people hacking on llvm/clang itself get the benefits of easier checkout, patching, bisection, atomic commits between projects, etc that come from using a monorepo as the official repository.
> Would this read-only repositories remain with the synchronous version
> stream?

It is possible to continue adding the equivalent of git-svn-id in the commit message if it is what you’re referring to.


> I think this was one of the points against pure-git without
> sub-modules and without monolithic repository.
> cheers,
> --renato
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