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

Mehdi AMINI via llvm-dev llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org
Tue Oct 15 21:26:13 PDT 2019


On Tue, Oct 15, 2019 at 12:26 PM Hubert Tong via llvm-dev <
llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org> wrote:

> On Tue, Oct 15, 2019 at 3:47 AM Marcus Johnson via llvm-dev <
> llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org> wrote:
>
>> I say retire it instantly.
>>
> +1. It has never been a real requirement to use the script. Using native
> svn is still viable until the point of the migration.
>

It was a requirement for the "linear history" feature. With GitHub
providing this now, I'm also +1 on retiring the tool unless there is a
another use that can be articulated for it?

-- 
Mehdi



>
>
>>
>> > On Oct 15, 2019, at 3:14 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.
>> >
>> > 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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