[llvm-dev] [cfe-dev] How soon after the GitHub migration should committing with git-llvm become optional?

Roman Lebedev via llvm-dev llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org
Tue Oct 15 00:20:28 PDT 2019

On Tue, Oct 15, 2019 at 10:14 AM Tom Stellard via cfe-dev
<cfe-dev at lists.llvm.org> wrote:
> Hi,
> I mentioned this in my email last week, but I wanted to start a new
> thread to get everyone's input on what to do about the git-llvm script
> after the GitHub migration.
> The original plan was to require the use of the git-llvm script when
> committing to GitHub even after the migration was complete.
> The reason we decided to do this was so that we could prevent developers
> from accidentally pushing merge commits and making the history non-linear.
> Just in the last week, the GitHub team completed the "Require Linear
> History" branch protection, which means we can now enforce linear
> history server side and do not need the git-llvm script to do this.

What about prevention of new branch creation?
>From the bugzilla disscussion, i gather that is not possible to do via github?

> With this new development, the question I have is when should the
> git-llvm script become optional?  Should we make it optional immediately,
> so that developers can push directly using vanilla git from day 1, or should we
> wait a few weeks/months until things have stabilized to make it optional?
> Thanks,
> Tom

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