[vlc-devel] Queries

Rafaël Carré funman at videolan.org
Sun Mar 4 22:12:41 CET 2012

Le 2012-03-04 14:51, supratim chakraborty a écrit :
> 1.I noticed in this guys git commit - hes writing this is as his git repo
> for gsoc 2011 but how come on clicking the next button the bottom i keep
> going back and back and on and on till even 2001 year
> http://git.videolan.org/?p=vlc/vlc-skelet.git;a=summary
> please tell me what this signifies
> 2.I have a tool with me called gitbash (i installed it when i had to start
> using github)
> will that do to clone the vlc repo
> 3. what does this line in the wiki here - http://wiki.videolan.org/Git mean
> - 'Voilà! The full VLC history should be on your hard disk in vlc/.'
> i dont want all vlc versions i just want the source code for the latest
> version(version 2 i guess )

Hi, you should read a bit about Version Control Systems (VCS).
The complete history includes the source code for latest version (which
is 2.1, not 2.0; we are already working on the next stable version).

> 4.and for a beginner how do i fix some small trivial bugs - the bugs listed
> here -https://trac.videolan.org/vlc/report/1
> with the ones categorized as trivial or normal
> do i make the changes and then just create a repo on vlc.2.0 git  ?

Just send us a patch

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