[cryptography] Just how bad is OpenSSL ?

Ben Laurie ben at links.org
Tue Oct 30 10:36:16 EDT 2012


On Tue, Oct 30, 2012 at 2:31 PM, Nico Williams <nico at cryptonector.com> wrote:
> I strongly suggest you move to git ASAP.  It's not hard, though some
> history can be lost in the move using off-the-shelf conversion tools.
> (MIT Kerberos recently moved from SVN to git, and before that, from
> CVS to SVN, and they seem to have done a lot of manual cleanup to
> avoid some losses of history.  You might want to talk to them if this
> is a problem for you, though, frankly, I think it shouldn't be, after
> all you can still keep CVS around for archeology...)
>
> That would be a great first step towards making contributions easier,
> since then patches can be posted in the form of git branches, pull
> requests, and formatted patches e-mailed or attached to RT.  And
> refreshing older patches would be much easier too.

This is exactly what we've agreed to do. Well, no particular agreement
around RT yet, but the git part.



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