On Wed, 2019-02-20 at 09:40 -0800, Ryosuke Niwa wrote: > > On Wed, Feb 20, 2019 at 8:28 AM Bug Tracker < > bug.tracking.acco...@protonmail.com> wrote: > > I was curious about the status of the proposal for migrating from > > SVN to Git (https://trac.webkit.org/wiki/Moving%20to%20Git). > > > > The relevant page on the Trac wiki hasn't been updated for over 5 > > years and since then Git has become much more popular (the de facto > > standard for new projects, more or less), while: > > SVN support is diminishing (e.g. in Xcode). > > Git support on Windows is much better than 5 years ago. > > It's difficult to find free robust SVN clients / UIs, unlike the > > plethora of options available for Git. > > Most young and relatively new developers (with less than 10 years > > of experience, like myself) are much more comfortable with Git and > > maybe have not even used SVN before, so moving to Git could > > encourage more users and contributors. > > > > Is there any progress in this direction? > > > > No progress has been made as far as I can tell. Every other year or > so, this topic comes up on webkit-dev, and the outcome is always the > same. > > We need a monotonically increasing revision number to track down perf > regressions, etc... yet nobody has put the time & effort to create a > solution with Git.
Quoting the wiki page linked above: Some previously svn projects have worked around this. For example, Haiku uses automatic linear tags on each push. http://cgit.haiku-os.org/haiku/log/ Philippe _______________________________________________ webkit-dev mailing list firstname.lastname@example.org https://lists.webkit.org/mailman/listinfo/webkit-dev