Gentoo Archives: gentoo-science

From: Christoph Junghans <ottxor@g.o>
To: gentoo-science@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-science] moving the science overlay to github?
Date: Wed, 08 Feb 2012 01:02:41
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-science] moving the science overlay to github? by Alexey Shvetsov
2012/2/7 Alexey Shvetsov <alexxy@g.o>:
> 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. > Actualy you can send pull request even now =) Its git. See for example linux > kernel related work
I like the idea of making contributions as easy as possible! Actually we could test github for a while and leave the default overlay on gentoo and merge every XXX hrs. -- Christoph Junghans