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Re: Proposal for the transition timetable for the move to GIT
- From: Bernd Schmidt <bernds_cb1 at t-online dot de>
- To: Maxim Kuvyrkov <maxim dot kuvyrkov at linaro dot org>, Joseph Myers <joseph at codesourcery dot com>
- Cc: "Eric S. Raymond" <esr at thyrsus dot com>, "Richard Earnshaw (lists)" <Richard dot Earnshaw at arm dot com>, GCC Development <gcc at gcc dot gnu dot org>, Alexandre Oliva <oliva at gnu dot org>, Jeff Law <law at redhat dot com>, Mark Wielaard <mark at klomp dot org>, Jakub Jelinek <jakub at redhat dot com>, Segher Boessenkool <segher at kernel dot crashing dot org>
- Date: Fri, 10 Jan 2020 14:31:06 +0100
- Subject: Re: Proposal for the transition timetable for the move to GIT
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On 1/10/20 8:33 AM, Maxim Kuvyrkov wrote:
Joseph, please point to message on gcc@ mailing list that expresses consensus of GCC community to use reposurgeon conversion. Otherwise, it is not appropriate to substitute one's opinion for community consensus.
I was on the fence for a long time, since I felt that the rewritten
reposurgeon was still somewhat unproven. However, I think the
reposurgeon conversion is probably the best choice at this point, given
that an actual problem caused by the use of git-svn was demonstrated by
Richard E, indicating that the scripts do not have an inherent
reliability advantage. I also think Joseph has a very throrough pair of
I have no opinion one way or another which method should be used to
identify author names, since I have not looked into that.