[OpenWrt-Devel] SVN to GIT transition

Nemesis nemesis at ninux.org
Sun Oct 11 14:26:20 EDT 2015

On 10/10/2015 07:45 PM, nemesis wrote:
> On Sat, 10 Oct 2015 00:41:24 +0300, Roman Yeryomin
> <leroi.lists at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 9 October 2015 at 21:22, Jo-Philipp Wich <jow at openwrt.org> wrote:
>>> Hi.
>>>> Moving to Git seemed to have lots of traction at the summit, and I'll
>>>> add my voice that this sounds like a step in the right direction for
>>>> OpenWrt.  I'm assuming that we would want to do a proper SVN to Git
>>>> conversion, and Eric's help on this would be great, I think.  My
>>>> discussion with Eric is over on Google+ and marked public:
>>>> https://plus.google.com/+JonathanBennett87/posts/bMPMjn7ZcJS
>>> Why does the core system need to migrate from svn to git?
>> I thought everybody is using git anyway already. Are there people
>> still using svn?
> doing something because everybody is doing so is not the best argument
> I would say that using git would improve quite a few things:
> * it would be easier to send upstream patches
> * having a good git web interface like gitlab or github would allow
> newcomers to participate more easily
> * it would make life easier to the core contributors that prefer to
> work with git because git allows a very powerful development workflow
> compared to SVN

I remember somebody also mentioned sending patches to the linux kernel
would be easier.

What do you people think about this point?

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