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From: Markos Chandras <hwoarang@g.o>
To: gentoo-project@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-project] Gentoo now has a Github "organization"
Date: Mon, 21 May 2012 18:04:08
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-project] Gentoo now has a Github "organization" by Rich Freeman
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On 05/21/2012 04:00 PM, Rich Freeman wrote:
> On Mon, May 21, 2012 at 7:58 AM, Ultrabug <ultrabug@g.o> > wrote: >> 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... > > Rich >
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. - -- Regards, Markos Chandras / Gentoo Linux Developer / Key ID: B4AFF2C2 -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v2.0.19 (GNU/Linux) iQIcBAEBCgAGBQJPunj5AAoJEPqDWhW0r/LCN4cP/ipXJI7V0Tpoirtl66gEEPun RMjTrkNqsOPjyliQX/AfjSVpDlXCFwImciakVngfy6CQ1A2635VJHcjhSRSfnsKX BsBmD19ZIRXpLI7KZYzn9JkRMYQaiEwVTQUdtNpFrQ5r62lrbkJOBypXJZGdA9/a l/aw6dTCjb2yXhV6ToRtHXTB396eY6rJuCb/RpDNz557jQ/BOV1HrhDFhhtUZD9h GDOdrGmK0dWYoKVU8LN++k6/AU1MTx9YQ9nXXz0m4YbH021Z4BazcPUuCjN3Y4ZZ UblKg1bkwgZXQ7GB2tfk8LQPOTji8EWi36BNNjXpg5uYCMsmfGTdQNS3TlLjVLRN uQXiI7nfDxB9fwWRiNHrv+3Xxj0VKXpNRrT8qiEpUHSmiuurQ29DSPRDh7+dO3I6 4DpjoJRyNAbR915pdNy+TdwXhDr7gAPPXiamCHNzKYFcVe86HV335GEGTRHrK442 TTsjV/FwuvkFhR1ehU5Co7mrDxmTyDVKkbB6wFnA2lGIaQ/9Sw083AbUYH6uH8+M fcjwjczSAgjvrZzjXA78srdKomD/m+Bw0bUyNKc/dIRrDIiTvLZ3pwI/DCKaeM08 aM1KxG/B1XF6AUAsOzD98bEyq5LeXTrQSaXSEUwQc6VpLztrQsIMjMuQLOtwYRDI x8+/ZVsA+y3wKA8K28c9 =SWQu -----END PGP SIGNATURE-----


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Re: [gentoo-project] Gentoo now has a Github "organization" Matthew Summers <quantumsummers@g.o>