[OpenWrt-Devel] SVN to GIT transition

Felix Fietkau nbd at openwrt.org
Mon Oct 12 05:33:21 EDT 2015

On 2015-10-12 11:27, Roman Yeryomin wrote:
> On 12 October 2015 at 12:04, Holger Levsen <holger at layer-acht.org> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> (just a tiny datapoint...)
>> On Montag, 12. Oktober 2015, Felix Fietkau wrote:
>>> Which part is cumbersome for you and how exactly would switching the
>>> main repo to git solve it?
>> *g*
>> that reminded me to check, and indeed, I only use
>> git://git.openwrt.org/openwrt.git anyway :)
> Exactly.
> Cumbersome is having multiple repositories, which was probably a
> workaround to painful (as opposed to git) branching in svn. At least
> it looks like that.
It's easy to pull from multiple repositories in a single local clone.
The reason why we did this is that it makes it easier to work with for
casual users that want to check out either trunk or a release branch,
but don't work with both.

- Felix
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