[webkit-dev] Moving source code to Sources

Adam Barth abarth at webkit.org
Fri Dec 24 10:09:27 PST 2010

Thanks for the suggestion.  I'll read up on svn:externals.  One thing
we were thinking about doing was teaching svn-apply how to merge the
patches automatically.  That would help make the move less painful for
folks who have patches in flight.


On Fri, Dec 24, 2010 at 7:07 AM, Carl Lobo <carllobo at gmail.com> wrote:
> Excuse me for interrupting but I was privy to some of this conversation on
> IRC a little earlier and was thinking about this.
> It seems to me that one could use svn:externals with the URL path to
> transition the patches on bugs. Webkit. Org and mention that future patches
> should be created against the new tree (the externals)  in a really
> pronounced message on the site. This may help to migrate with little effort.
> Just my 2cents
> Merry Christmas and warm Regards,
> Carl
> On 24 Dec 2010 14:49, "Eric Seidel" <eric at webkit.org> wrote:
> It would be easy to write a small sed script to fix patches.  One
> could even just build such into svn-apply rather trivially.
> -eric
> On Fri, Dec 24, 2010 at 3:13 AM, Adam Barth <abarth at webkit.org> wrote:
>> I've started the process o...

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