[webkit-dev] Repository changes on git.webkit.org

Mike Hommey mh+webkit at glandium.org
Thu Nov 8 12:45:48 PST 2007

On Fri, Nov 09, 2007 at 06:26:48AM +1100, Mark Rowe wrote:
> On 09/11/2007, at 06:18, Mike Hommey wrote:
>> On Fri, Nov 09, 2007 at 05:41:19AM +1100, Mark Rowe wrote:
>>> Hi all,
>>> If you're using our Git repository mirror hosted on git.webkit.org, 
>>> please
>>> be aware of the following:
>>> git://git.webkit.org/WebKit.git
>>> will be moving to:
>>> git://git.webkit.org/WebKit-ssh.git
>> Does this mean WebKit.git is going to change to something else in
>> the future ?
> Yes.  My email about the Subversion and Trac downtime hints at the reason 
> for this change.  git-svn made a somewhat poor design choice and stored the 
> repository URL in every commit message, and relies on these URLs matching 
> the one that is configured in .git/config.  As we are changing SVN URLs we 
> need to rebuild the git repository to match.  This has the unfortunate 
> side-effect of changing the commit IDs throughout the history of the 
> repository.  We hope to provide more information on how people can switch 
> to the new git repository once it is in place later this week.

Then you can keep your current git repo without any problem.

You just need to change the svn url and add noMetadata = true in [svn-remote]


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