[OpenWrt-Devel] SVN to GIT transition

Javier Domingo Cansino javierdo1 at gmail.com
Wed Oct 14 04:37:46 EDT 2015

> People report bugs all the time, and if I'm lucky enough to have a bug
> report containing revision information, I want to maximize the
> likelihood of that revision information being useful (even if there are
> some local commits on top of that).
> Any assumptions about users thinking carefully if the revision info that
> they're posting is meaningful enough is flawed. People usually just post
> whatever is in the banner file.
> Often bug reports can be anonymous, or reporters just don't respond
> after posting the ticket. I don't want to compromise any remaining
> usefulness of such tickets.
> > Though, I still think that appropriate, meaningful tags will be a
> > better option to just r (which would be just svn legacy).
> > Not sure but probably both options could be used in parallel.
> A fake 'r' value is useless if I can't use it to look up the
> corresponding OpenWrt commit.

Supposing we are able to trace the exact base and the modifications, what
would be left?
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