[Bf-committers] Let us switch to git, pretty please

Agustin Benavidez agustinbenavidez at gmail.com
Sat May 28 04:17:52 CEST 2011

>From my experience i can clearly see that Blender project should be using
GIT or Mercurial, and that switch is not only about eficiency and less pain,
but also new development possibilities.

Also, those who control the main code repository have the oportunity to
demostrate that blender REALLY belongs to everyone.


2011/5/27 GSR <gsr.b3d at infernal-iceberg.com>

> Hi,
> nathan at letworyinteractive.com (2011-05-27 at 1008.18 +0300):
> > > Another thing thats been discussed is having an SVN hook in our
> > > existing repo which keeps a GIT repo in sync. Currently the available
> > > GIT repos have some lag from trunk, With git matching trunk it would
> > > help us evaluate GIT without having to switch completely (interested
> > > in Nathan's opinion on this), it comes up from time to time as
> > > something we should do.
> >
> > Running from my machine or directly with hook, whenever a new branch is
> > created syncing fullblender takes a day or two. Having this hosted on a
> > different machine than mine at home is always a good thing to look into.
> > The barebone repo is 1.83GB right now.
> 1 day to push the git result or to import the branch op into git? The
> later here takes more or less the same than a (huge) commit, so it
> sounds suspicious (and git network ops are also rather efficient, so
> the first is also weird to hear...).
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