Another svn-git oddity

Ed Maste emaste at freebsd.org
Wed Mar 4 18:16:33 UTC 2020


On Fri, 22 Nov 2019 at 08:52, Ed Maste <emaste at freebsd.org> wrote:
>
> As mentioned before there are some oddities in our git history - svn
> commits translated to git in a slightly strange way. These have been
> addressed and if/when we run the conversion from the beginning they'll
> disappear.
>
> I've just found another oddity that affected attempts to use git
> subtree for prototyping a method of handling vendor code in our tree.
> I'm not sure yet if the changes to the converter would address this
> case or not.
>
> The affected commits:
>   svn      git                   Headline
> r300828 00d578928e Create branch for bhyve graphics import.
> r300829 b1cfc58d46 Initial bhyve native graphics support.
> r302332 6775e12557 Import bhyve_graphics into CURRENT. Thanks to all who

These commits still exist in uqs's latest prototype conversion, with hashes:
953b4a972bec
8efdfe5ee821
6d7144acee3e

So they cause the same issues for git subtree; we need the Tom
Clarkson patch set to make this work. I will try to see if we can do
an initial bootstrapping with patched git subtree and do subsequent
updates with upstream git - that would at least eliminate the urgency.


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