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Date: Sun, 01 May 2011 13:07:51 +0200
From: magnum <rawsmooth@...dband.net>
To: john-dev@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: Please, git repositories

On 2011-04-29 15:03, Bartavelle wrote:
> I know patches are the preferred mean of modification distribution for
> JtR, but wouldn't it be nice to use git repositories ?
>
> For people maintaining a slightly different version of the official
> source tree (for example with intrinsics), it is really, *really*,
> convenient to be able to merge upstream patches with a simple command.
>
> For project managers (that means Solar), it might be a nice way to merge
> other peoples patch sets.
>
> For people who want to test the new cool thing (such as the new patches
> submitted during O's SoS on a daily basis), it saves a lot of time to be
> able to sync with a specific branch.

I agree. It doesn't HAVE to be managed by Solar though. Anyone having 
experience with github or something like that? I have only used public 
repos read-only.

magnum

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