[webkit-dev] WebKit Transition to Git

Yusuke Suzuki ysuzuki at apple.com
Sun Oct 4 01:57:56 PDT 2020

GitHub is planning to have review revisions in 2020/Q4.
So, when WebKit repository is migrated, we already have that in GitHub builtin review tool :)

https://github.com/github/roadmap/issues/54 <https://github.com/github/roadmap/issues/54>

Best regards,

> On Oct 3, 2020, at 5:18 PM, Michael Catanzaro <mcatanzaro at gnome.org> wrote:
> On Sat, Oct 3, 2020 at 9:52 pm, Konstantin Tokarev <annulen at yandex.ru> wrote:
>> If I understand correctly, there is no way in GitHub UI to see a difference between
>> patches submitted at step 1 and step 3. It's still possible to see old version of patches
>> if you navigate to old commit hash, but that's not for long as they can be garbage
>> collected by GitHub because they don't belong to git branch anymore.
> If we are really seriously concerned about this... it's not a problem with GitLab. At least, I can still view diffs between different revisions of merge requests from two years ago, and the changes seem to be stored forever. At least I still can view diffs from years ago. E.g.:
> https://gitlab.gnome.org/GNOME/epiphany/-/merge_requests/62/diffs?diff_id=27669&start_sha=0c020384b602c9e1f0e8ec9e491d1951e8feadf7
> Unfortunately it's sometimes less useful than I might have hoped, because rebases bring in a bunch of totally unrelated changes, e.g.:
> https://gitlab.gnome.org/GNOME/epiphany/-/merge_requests/62/diffs?diff_id=28036&start_sha=043b5fc32f4f9263d393c9de83e1b331000023c5
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