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Video: Git on Android: Spreading Rebellion

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 A distributed version control system lets projects spread like fire in dry grass- and if the aim is to make the flame spread, it should be able to reach even the device resting in your pocket. Developing a Git client for Android threw up a bunch of interesting challenges; from low-level bug-hunting in the source of Android to unusual UI tricks. This talk describes those challenges, the curious bugs found, and the resulting Grand Tour of open-source projects; patching Android and even Git itself.




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