[webkit-dev] Moving to Git

Bug Tracker bug.tracking.account at protonmail.com
Thu Feb 21 00:18:29 PST 2019

Thank you all very much for your help! I really appreciate it. :-)

P.S.: I decided to start learning git-svn.

‐‐‐‐‐‐‐ Original Message ‐‐‐‐‐‐‐
On Wednesday, February 20, 2019 11:48 PM, Adrian Perez de Castro <aperez at igalia.com> wrote:

> On Wed, 20 Feb 2019 22:30:22 +0300, Konstantin Tokarev annulen at yandex.ru wrote:
> > 20.02.2019, 22:27, "Bug Tracker" bug.tracking.account at protonmail.com:
> >
> > > Sorry, for the anonymous email. I opted for it because the list archives are public and concluded that it's not that useful to reveal my identity for the purposes of this question.
> > > In short, however, I am a graduate student interested in using WebKit for an academic project and thought that I should ask first about the progress on Git migration, since it would be far easier for me to work with WebKit then.
> >
> > You can use public Git mirror:
> > https://github.com/WebKit/webkit
> You can even do upstream WebKit development using exclusively Git, even
> without needing to use the GitHub mirror, see:
> https://trac.webkit.org/wiki/UsingGitWithWebKit#Checkout
> Even for things which would normally require Subversion, “git svn” can be
> used 99.9% of the time. For the usual “pull latest code from master, make
> a branch, prepare a patch, upload patch to Bugzilla for landing” Subversion
> is not needed at all. Just make sure you have 20 to 30 GiB of space for the
> Git checkout and building WebKit.
> For other more specialized workflows, like checking out release branches and
> version tags you will need some “git svn” usage; but IMO that is still nicer
> than having to use Subversion.
> I hope this helps!
> -Adrián

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