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From: Dirkjan Ochtman <djc@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] Git braindump: 2 of N: developer interaction (merge co-ordinators)
Date: Mon, 04 Jun 2012 12:45:45
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] Git braindump: 2 of N: developer interaction (merge co-ordinators) by Rich Freeman
On Mon, Jun 4, 2012 at 2:38 PM, Rich Freeman <rich0@g.o> wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 4, 2012 at 2:48 AM, Dirkjan Ochtman <djc@g.o> wrote: >> IMO we should try to be cutting down barriers from the git migration, >> not throwing up more. The process has taken long enough already; the >> desire to control everything about the migration is part of why it's >> taken so long. > > Fair enough. > > We should also be asking ourselves what happens if something goes > really wrong and there are no commits for a whole two days.  I think > the answer is, not much.  As long as there are a few devs who can tend > to security issues or whatever I don't see it as an issue if we have > the odd glitch.
That's what I was thinking, too. :)
> We do need to get the docs up so that we're at least somewhat > harmonized on conventions (authors vs committers, and so on).  Let's > not burn the first person to make a mistake at the stake either...
Yeah, some initial tutorial of how to get going would probably help a lot. For everything else, there's IRC (and hopefully most of what's discussed there would soon find it's way into the HOWTO doc). Cheers, Dirkjan