[lldb-dev] [llvm-dev] [cfe-dev] GitHub anyone?

Matthias Braun via lldb-dev lldb-dev at lists.llvm.org
Tue May 31 13:42:44 PDT 2016

> On May 31, 2016, at 1:31 PM, Joerg Sonnenberger via llvm-dev <llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org> wrote:
> On Tue, May 31, 2016 at 04:24:08PM -0400, Aaron Ballman via cfe-dev wrote:
>> On Tue, May 31, 2016 at 3:31 PM, Renato Golin via cfe-dev
>> <cfe-dev at lists.llvm.org> wrote:
>>> Folks,
>>> There has been some discussion on IRC about SVN hosting and the perils
>>> of doing it ourselves. The consensus on the current discussion was
>>> that moving to a Git-only solution would have some disvantages, but
>>> many advantages. Furthermore, not hosting our own repos would save us
>>> a lot of headaches, admin costs and timed out connections.
>> Not everyone thinks git is a step forward. Please do not force people
>> to use a "git-only" solution.
> Amen.
>>> 2. Due to SVN, we have a mandatory time sequence, so commits go first
>>> in LLVM, then Clang (for example), and buildbots don't get lost. If we
>>> use submodules [1], we can have a similar relationship, but in a more
>>> explicit way, and the problem could be solved elegantly.
>> I actually consider the monotonically increasing revisions to be a
>> feature, but not sufficient to warrant a decision one way or the
>> other.
> Has the situation with git-submodules and bisect improved at all or is
> bisecting clang+llvm going to be manual mess?
I found bisecting with submodules (in another project) far superior to the manual mess I have to do in clang+llvm today.

- Matthias

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