A Proposal to Move to Git

Tristan Gingold gingold@adacore.com
Thu Aug 22 06:10:00 GMT 2013

On Aug 21, 2013, at 5:50 PM, Joel Brobecker wrote:

>> There was a comment on the gdb list about releasing GDB 7.7 before the
>> transition, I wonder if it would make sense to release a Binutils 2.24
>> as well?  In general, I am in favor of the transition and I don't think
>> doing (or not doing) a binutils 2.24 release should be a blocker for the
>> move to git, but I wouldn't mind seeing a new release before the
>> transition.
> I think it should depend on when 2.24 is scheduled to be released.
> 2.23 was released end of Oct 2012. Tristan, are you planning on
> releasing 2.24 around that time as well? And what do you think of
> the suggestion to wait for the release? IIRC, you were telling me
> that a lot of the process was manual, so perhaps a switch to git
> wouldn't impact you as much for producing the release?

Yes, 2.24 should be released soon.
But I'd prefer to use the same SCM for the 2.24.x releases, so
I'd prefer to move to git before 2.24 (if this is possible).


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