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Re: [Gnash-dev] git

From: Chad Musick
Subject: Re: [Gnash-dev] git
Date: Sat, 13 Oct 2007 21:50:13 +0900

My understanding, which may be outdated, is that Git is not at all
well-supported on Windows.  This may be a problem for some of the
developers, especially those working on Cygnal.


On Sat, 2007-10-13 at 08:38 +0200, Bastiaan Jacques wrote:
> It seems Savannah is now offering Git support:
> so instead of finishing Subversion they've decided to go with Git. This
> is, as far as I'm concerned, a good thing. A cherrypicking of Git's
> features:
> - file renaming support;
> - great distributed changeset support; others can easily track your
> progress.
> - efficiency (I find myself waiting for 'cvs diff' a lot);
> - offline commits so it's easy to retrace your steps when you've been
> without internet access for a while;
> - Pick your own interface: raw git, cogito, stgit, git-gui, ...
> And my personal favourite: no more @#$%^&# failed commits due to changes
> other people made in files unrelated to your commit.
> I don't know exactly how this will work with the "upstream" branch,
> which I'm assuming will be maintained by Rob. Will we still be able to
> merge stuff ourselves, or do we have to wait until Rob pulls from our
> repos?
> I'd like to know what other people's feelings on the subject of Git are,
> and in case everybody likes it, thoughts on a switching timeline would
> be appreciated.
> Bastiaan
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