Update on git conversion

Kai Blin kai at samba.org
Mon Oct 8 21:42:42 GMT 2007

On Monday 08 October 2007 23:33:01 Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> On Mon, 2007-10-08 at 06:55 -0500, Gerald (Jerry) Carter wrote:
> > Someone pointed out (perhaps Tridge) that the ~ftp/pub/unpacked
> > area is sufficient for this.
> It is, except that rsync wipes all local changes.  This might be an
> acceptable tradeoff (we can't cover every corner case), but it is
> certainly not a one-for-one.

If you want to maintain local changes, git is the better tool anyway.

Yes, there will be people complaining about this. We had that in Wine. But 
after half a year, pretty much every patch we got to the wine-patches was a 
patch coming from a git tree.


Kai Blin
WorldForge developer  http://www.worldforge.org/
Wine developer        http://wiki.winehq.org/KaiBlin
Samba team member     http://www.samba.org/samba/team/
Will code for cotton.
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