RFC: migrating to git

David Brown haskell3 at davidb.org
Thu Jan 13 18:37:17 CET 2011

On Thu, Jan 13 2011, Simon Marlow wrote:

> I discovered that Google have this tool called "repo" which is their
> darcs-all for the Android source tree.  That might be worth looking at
> as an alternative in the future:
>   https://sites.google.com/a/android.com/opensource/download/using-repo
> If we go with git, I suggest we stick with sync-all for the time being
> and think about either submodules or repo as possibilities for the
> future.

The author of Gerrit/Repo has stated that he intends to have better
integration between repo and git submodules, but so far he hasn't been
putting all that much effort into it.  If that were completed, repo
would just be a much better way of managing submodules.


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