[webkit-dev] Moving source code to Sources

Adam Barth abarth at webkit.org
Fri Dec 24 21:56:09 PST 2010

Wouldn't that cause folks to see two copies of, e.g., WebCore in their
file system?  That seems confusing.


On Fri, Dec 24, 2010 at 6:01 PM, Carl Lobo <carllobo at gmail.com> wrote:
> Actually what I was thinking was using externals to present the new tree
> instead of moving stuff around. People with patches could still use the
> current tree until their current patches are all ready and submitted. Folks
> patching against the externals would automatically get them through the
> regular svn update. After some transition time once everyone is settled
> against the externals do the actual move. The tree may look a little messy
> for a while though.
> Regards,
> Carl
> On 24 Dec 2010 23:39, "Adam Barth" <abarth at webkit.org> wrote:
> 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.
> Adam
> On Fri, Dec 24, 2010 at 7:07 AM, Carl Lobo <carllobo at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Excuse me for interruptin...

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