Samba4 in git?

Jelmer Vernooij jelmer at
Sat Nov 24 21:08:22 GMT 2007

On Sat, Nov 24, 2007 at 02:21:19AM +0100, Stefan (metze) Metzmacher wrote:
> 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.
Sure, no problemo.

> > 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.
I guess I should have a look at getting them merged before we migrate
then. Merging manually is really difficult.


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