Wireshark-dev: Re: [Wireshark-dev] Fix bug in GSM MAP, have problems with GIT
From: Evan Huus <[email protected]>
Date: Tue, 11 Mar 2014 12:26:29 -0400
On Tue, Mar 11, 2014 at 12:05 PM, Christopher Maynard
<[email protected]> wrote:
> Evan Huus <[email protected]> writes:
>
> I've been particularly busy of late, so I haven't had any real time to look
> into git or gerrit yet, and I'm probably not going to have any time to do so
> for a few more weeks at least.  There are probably around 200 posts to
> wireshark-dev about git and gerrit, many with tidbits of helpful
> information, but nothing really consolidated.
>
> Being a complete git+gerrit newb, I also would really appreciate a wiki page
> with consolidated information for all of the common work flows that a normal
> developer as well as a core developer might use.  I assume
> http://wiki.wireshark.org/Development/Workflow would be the place for it,
> and when I finally get going, that's where I hope to start.

I've left that as a kind of overview-discussion of the git migration, and added

http://wiki.wireshark.org/Development/SubmittingPatches

as a very bare-bones tutorial. Hopefully others will expand it as necessary.

> Pro Git has been suggested on more than 1 occasion, so I do intend to read
> that too at some point, but I think it would really help to have the wiki
> page contain everything one would need to not only get started, but also to
> learn from you git experts the tricks of the trade, pitfalls, best
> practices, etc.
>
> Coming from an RCS -> CVS -> SVN migration, Git is really foreign to me and
> not nearly as easy to pick up and start using right away as the others were
> to me.