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Re: [Qemu-devel] REMINDER: QEMU SVN => GIT switch today at 5pm CST

From: François Revol
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] REMINDER: QEMU SVN => GIT switch today at 5pm CST
Date: Sat, 25 Apr 2009 05:11:58 +0200 CEST

> On Friday 24 April 2009 12:56:19 Lennart Sorensen wrote:
> > On Fri, Apr 24, 2009 at 07:18:00PM +0200, Fran??ois Revol wrote:
> > > At least hg was easy to port to BeOS (still had to change some
> > > lines
> > > due to people using #!/usr/bin/env python to locate python and
> > > just
> > > moving the issue to env itself...)
> > > Still I don't like much those hashes around, and I always need to
> > > dig
> > > the gitweb 10min just to get to the source tree...
> >
> > No, you check it out using git.  Why ever would you use gitweb to
> > get
> > a source tree?  That's just nuts.  Gitweb is a viewing tool, it is
> > not
> > a place to actually checkout from.
> It's an easy mistake for mercurial users to make, because under
> mercurial the
> human-friendly web viewer URL and the checkout URL are the same
> thing.

Never used hg except for checking out XEmacs & OSS4.

> Git has to set up two different servers at two different locations,
> and
> doesn't always make the relationship between them easy to work out.
> (I've
> never understood why they did that.)
> He might mean he has to spend ten minutes fiddling with the gitweb to
> figure
> out what the checkout URL _is_.  (In extreme cases they're not even
> on the
> same server...)

No I do mean browsing online to get to a specific file without having
to checkout the whole thing, and optionally point someone else to it,


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