[OpenWrt-Devel] SVN to GIT transition

Felix Fietkau nbd at openwrt.org
Mon Oct 12 04:47:26 EDT 2015

On 2015-10-12 10:43, Roman Yeryomin wrote:
> On 12 October 2015 at 10:36, Felix Fietkau <nbd at openwrt.org> wrote:
>> On 2015-10-12 08:38, Steven Barth wrote:
>>> Let's face it though: the current workflow wrt. core patches is crappy.
>>> 1. Go to patchwork, see if there is a patch
>>> 2. If you want to comment, switch to mail client, find thread, write reply.
>>> 3. If you want to commit: download patch, go to command line, see if it applies
>>> 4. Then manually go back to patchwork and adjust the status of the patch.
>>> 5. Upon merging go back to mail and write a mail ala "Patch Accepted".
>> Step 5 is unnecessary, patchwork sends emails on status changes.
> I think that workflow changes could introduce some pain but those can
> be left aside (t.i. kept as is for now) until people get used to git
> more and, maybe, develop some new/optimized workflow.
> One benefit what git would give, independently from which (main)
> workflow is used, is branching, which, IMO, is quite cumbersome right
> now.
Which part is cumbersome for you and how exactly would switching the
main repo to git solve it?

- Felix
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