[mythtv-users] git & wiki

Nick Rout nick.rout at gmail.com
Thu Dec 9 07:58:58 UTC 2010

>> $ echo $(git log -n1 --pretty="format:%H" --since=1291777173
>> --until=1291777173)
>> hash = ee57332927393d071d7b3f1788476f07c77f7e82
> This is a bad plan.  The reason for that is, there can be more than on
> simultaneous commit at any second on a single branch.  It won't happen
> often, but it can, and therefore eventually will, happen.  Which one
> the fancy git log pulls out may or may not be indeterminate.  How can
> this happen?  Easily.  Two developers independently commit to their
> local trees at that same moment in time.
> If you use a methodology like this, first, be very careful at what
> timestamps you capture.  Do so when there's no concurrent work (which
> you may not know in advance if the other branch is not pushed yet).
> Secondly, you might as well use human readable dates if you're going
> to do that. :)
> Just my thoughts.
> Now, all you individual gentoo ebuild creators... you are wasting lots
> of time (thankfully it's your time) by duplicating efforts.  I know of
> at *least* 4 different ebuilds being worked on at the same time.
> Wouldn't it be wiser to pool your brainpower and time and do it
> *once*?  Again, your time to waste, but...

yeah they should collaborate via git :)

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