Samba4 in git?

Stefan (metze) Metzmacher metze at
Sat Nov 24 01:21:19 GMT 2007

Jelmer Vernooij schrieb:
> On Fri, 2007-11-23 at 17:27 +0100, Jelmer Vernooij wrote:
>> On Fri, Nov 23, 2007 at 04:31:02PM +0100, Volker Lendecke wrote:
>>> Right now I'm working a bit on samba4's smbtorture again, in
>>> particular the RAW-STREAMS test. Whenever I want to check in
>>> something to samba4 upstream I have to pull my patch out of
>>> git into svn (I know, I could set up git-svn...). So my
>>> question to the Samba4 developers: Is there anything we can
>>> do to help you convert your repo to git, or is this turned
>>> down for some reason?
>> >From what I understood in previous discussions about this, nobody has
>> any objections converting Samba 4 to git. However, we need somebody familiar
>> enough with git to do the work for the actual conversion.
>> If metze or Jerry can give me some hints, I could have a look
>> at this. Metze has also expressed interest in doing the actual
>> conversion, but I'm not sure how much time he has for it atm. Metze?
> Actually, looks like metze's automatically converted repository already
> works ok and is up-to-date, so I guess we could switch any time we want.

Yes, but please let me do it, as there's also work needed to change the
unpacked area and the build-farm scripts.

> Perhaps after the next alpha would be a good moment?
> Metze, is there any way my other 4.0-* branches in Subversion could also
> be converted? 

I'm not sure about all the merge info, but plain converting from svn
commits into git commits should be easy.

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