[mythtv-users] MythTV Is Now Forked As Torc
jyavenard at gmail.com
Thu Feb 16 21:41:12 UTC 2012
On 17 February 2012 01:12, Mark Lord <mythtv at rtr.ca> wrote:
> Mark is by far the best of the lot,
> a really good developer who doesn't seem to
> look down his nose at the people who use the software.
certainly won't disagree with that part.
> This could be a very, very good thing.
> Especially considering the other names showing up
> on the "commit" list for Torc on github.
I think you should have a 2nd look at how git works.
There's a difference between an "author" and a "committer".
When you merge commits, they keep the original author name
There are currently two committers on this new fork:
Any other names you see are, for the time being, from commits made on
MythTV that got merged in.
> Initially, it appears they are ripping out huge chunks of
> secondary functionality, to clean up the code base,
> and with plans to re-add some of the removed features later
> in a cleaner and less buggy fashion.
I'm afraid you are tad deluded :)
You'll find it's the removal of legacy code that many didn't want to
support anymore; Xv and Qt painting.
Those aren't coming back.
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