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On 05/21/2012 04:00 PM, Rich Freeman wrote:
> On Mon, May 21, 2012 at 7:58 AM, Ultrabug <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>> It also may be interesting to use the github workflow with
>> proxy-maintainers (which might also make the proxy-maintainers
>> project even more visible) ?
> Tend to agree, although a big liability will be the fact that
> we're still not on git ourselves. So, to be useful that github
> tree would to get regular cvs updates incorporated, and then any
> content would need to be manually moved over. The trees would be
> constantly slightly out of sync - what happens if somebody commits
> a fix without a revbump to git and then the cvs tree refreshes git
> not showing the change, and so on?
> I guess for proxy-maintained packages we could just consider the
> git-tree "official" and do all forward work there without
> publishing cvs changes automatically. Then cvs updates are just
> manual copies when things are good in the git tree. However, the
> second somebody comes along with some library package move or other
> tree-wide change they're going to make things out of sync unless
> they know to go update git.
> Seems like overlays are the best candidate for a place to start
> since they largely use git already. Maybe this is just one more
> reason to get the main tree onto git as well...
It will be a pain from our (proxy-maint) side to use git workflow on a
cvs tree. Speaking of myself I am not interested in supporting this
"mixed" kind of collaboration and frankly I see no viable way for
someone to do that in the long term.
Markos Chandras / Gentoo Linux Developer / Key ID: B4AFF2C2
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