[Kde-scm-interest] [Kde-pim] Git and the needs of KDE PIM
mitchell at kde.org
Sat Jan 16 16:10:29 CET 2010
On 01/15/2010 08:13 AM, Thiago Macieira wrote:
> Em Sexta-feira 15 Janeiro 2010, às 12:00:56, Jeff Mitchell escreveu:
>> On 01/15/2010 03:18 AM, Thiago Macieira wrote:
>>> For Qt, we have one pre-receive script that makes sure the initial Qt
>>> commit back in 1994 doesn't end up in the public repository.
>> How come? Just curious.
> Because we don't want the old history of Qt to become public. There are
> certain commits talking about customers who forced us to do something we
> didn't want to, or one in particular where one developer was swearing about an
> important developer of another project.
> Not to mention, of course, the names of every single developer who had ever
> worked for Trolltech. We cannot publish those names without each individual
> person's consent. (privacy laws)
Yeah, I knew about you guys keeping previous history out, but I didn't
understand why you specifically kept out the very first commit (as
opposed to saying all commits before March 2009)...
> 1) none of the old commits are allowed in the new repository. Since all old
> commits have the first commit as final ancestor, ensuring that the first commit
> doesn't end up in the repository ensures that none of the others do.
...until now. This explains it...thanks :-)
-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Size: 262 bytes
Desc: OpenPGP digital signature
Url : http://mail.kde.org/pipermail/kde-scm-interest/attachments/20100116/2fb2e711/attachment.sig
More information about the Kde-scm-interest