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    SubjectRe: [PULL]

    On Tue, Dec 2, 2008 at 11:58 AM, Trilok Soni <> wrote:
    > Hi Mauro,
    >> This is one of the lack of the features on mercurial. It doesn't have a meta
    >> tag for committer. On mercurial, the -hg user and the author should be the same
    >> person.
    >> Since we want to identify the patch origin (e.g. whose v4l/dvb maintainer got
    >> the patch), we use the internal "user" meta-tag as the committer, and an extra
    >> tag, at the patch description for the author (From:).
    >> When creating the -git patch, the "From:" tag is replaced, by script, for
    >> "Author:", I add my SOB there, and, I add myself as the -git committer (on git
    >> we have both meta-tags).
    > Isn't it good time to move v4l2-dvb tree to GIT? I am not aware of any
    > hg-to-git repo. converter, but I can check with hg and git community.
    > It could be difficult at first, but I am very confident that there are
    > many GIT users here than mercurial, and yes your v4l-dvb maintenance
    > process might change due move from GIT, but atleast you will not have
    > to internal user meta-data per patch.

    OK, there are tools to convert mercurial to git repo.

    ---Trilok Soni

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