[SCM TRANSITION] Re: Proposal: move Randr protocol and library to git

Daniel Stone daniel at freedesktop.org
Tue Apr 18 23:35:46 PDT 2006

On Wed, Apr 19, 2006 at 08:33:05AM +0200, Egbert Eich wrote:
> Adam Jackson writes:
>  > Honestly, having just bumped every video driver to account for the new ABI, 
>  > the marginal cost of having to do so over multiple SCMs is trivial compared 
>  > to the base cost of having to do so for each of 60+ drivers.
> At least with CVS as currently set up you can do this all with one commit.
> This is because drivers/ is the super module of all individual drivers.
> If the changes are related - as in your case - this should not be considered
> a policy violation.

I, for one, would very much like it if it were.

> The only additional work required is to modify the ChangeLogs of each driver.
> This can be automated by hacking the prepate-Changelog.pl script.
> Apart from this there is no more work than in a situation where we kept a
> number of drivers in a single module.

If you're scripting the changelog anyway, why not just script the
commits?  It's a trivial leap.

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