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

via llvm-dev llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org
Thu Jun 2 11:03:53 PDT 2016

Tim Northover via cfe-dev <cfe-dev at lists.llvm.org> writes:

> On 31 May 2016 at 13:45, Mehdi Amini via lldb-dev
> <lldb-dev at lists.llvm.org> wrote:
>> Apparently I wasn't very clear: llvm and clang (and the others
>> projects) would be simple decoupled, individual git
>> repositories. You would be able to check them out however you want
>> and commit to them individually.
>> There would be an extra "integration repository" on top that would
>> only provide the service that tells "r12345 is llvm:36c941c
>> clang:eaf492b compiler-rt:6d77ea5". This repository should be
>> managed transparently by some server-side integration.
> This actually sounds like a really good idea even if a full move to
> git gets blocked for some reason. It seems like it could be a fairly
> common requirement: I don't suppose you know of an existing script
> that could do it? If not, I may take a stab.

How do you get monotonically increasing number with a history graph?
There are multiple ways to linearize the history.

You can simply disallow merges I guess but that seems not much better
than just sticking with SVN.  GitHub's pull request model kind of breaks
down if you can't do merges.


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