Changes between Version 5 and Version 6 of Moving to Git


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Timestamp:
Feb 7, 2009 2:06:42 PM (13 years ago)
Author:
Simon Hausmann
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  • Moving to Git

    v5 v6  
    2828 * Distributed nature of git allows to commit even when server goes down.
    2929 * Those who are working far away / a slow connection can have local git mirrors rather then going through the one svn server (A real issue today).
    30  * Branching is cheap with git which would encourage the practice of developing unstable features in smaller chunks.
     30 * Branching is cheap with git which would encourage the practice of developing unstable features in smaller chunks. This would also help to reduce the number of build breakages, as branches that require changes in the platform layers can be done and tested outside of trunk. When all platforms build the changes can be merged to trunk.
    3131 * We have a significant amount of git knowledge amongst various WebKit devs for training the remaining devs.
    3232 * WebKitTools/Scripts already contains lots of git coverage.