Gentoo Archives: gentoo-science

From: Kacper Kowalik <xarthisius@g.o>
To: gentoo-science@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-science] moving the science overlay to github?
Date: Wed, 08 Feb 2012 09:02:59
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-science] moving the science overlay to github? by Alexey Shvetsov
On 02/08/2012 01:31 AM, Alexey Shvetsov wrote:
> fbissey@××××××××××××.nz писал 2012-02-07 23:52: >> Quoting Sébastien Fabbro <bicatali@g.o>: >> >>> Hi, >>> >>> We are contemplating the idea of switching the official science overlay >>> to an external repository such as github. Here are some of the >>> advantages we would like to >>> get: >>> 1. easier to contribute >>> 2. specific issue tracker >>> 3. wiki >>> >> Other people have made useful comments already. The only point that I >> think >> is interesting about github is the possibility to clone the overlay >> and have >> pull requests. >> Effectively that means people can contribute without ever getting infra >> involved and an external contributor can send a pull request even if >> they are >> not a member of the github science team. >> >> Francois > > Actualy you can send pull request even now =) Its git. See for example > linux kernel related work
You can also git-format your patches and send it using git-am, gpg sign them and sed out typos on the fly. The point is that's not exactly simpler for someone who's doing his/her first commit than clicking a button on github :) Cheers, Kacper


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