[arch-projects] AUR 2 git repository
ggrabler at gmail.com
Tue Sep 18 15:10:17 EDT 2007
i shouldn't work so long - archlinux-projects.org ofc ;D
On 9/18/07, Georg Grabler <ggrabler at gmail.com> wrote:
> The one has nothing to do with others, in my eyes. Having a pull based /
> patch based repo, user based branches and development structure, and having
> a repository are two pair of shoes.
> Btw: archlinux.org finally got a page ;).
> On 9/18/07, Paul Mattal <paul at mattal.com> wrote:
> > eliott wrote:
> > >> @AUR2 Devs: I decided i'll try to provide you a git repo asap, means
> > that it
> > >> this task went some entries up in my tasklist ;).
> > >
> > > Well. Thinking about it..
> > > git, as well as other distributed scm systems, are largely pull based.
> > > Sure they can be centralized (a subset of distributed), but I don't
> > > think we need to rush out and create a central repo.
> > >
> > > The arch devs can certainly create a 'master' repo that people can
> > > pull from. Then each of the devs that want to contribute can either
> > > put their own repo online that we can pull from, or they can submit
> > > mail patchgobs for inclusion.
> > >
> > > This is how the pacman source submission process works, as well as the
> > > linux kernel.
> > >
> > > So if you want to setup a central repo for people to work from, that
> > > is great. However, I think for upstream submission, we will probably
> > > just use pull or patchgob instead of direct push from everyone.
> > Elliott,
> > Thanks MUCHLY for posting this, which is EXACTLY what I was going to
> > say, but hadn't the time to get it out.
> > As the one currently rolling releases for the existing AUR, my
> > current plan is to make and maintain a GIT repo on my own server and
> > do releases from a release branch in that repo.
> > I will then coordinate with other trusted developers like Joerie and
> > the original team and start pulling/cherrypicking their changes as
> > appropriate. I'll probably pull from their own git branches directly
> > to a development branch and cherrypick specific changes for the
> > stable branch as necessary.
> > As necessity dictates, I will consider giving Simo/Jason/other
> > people who wish to be allowed to actually do releases the ability to
> > push directly to my git repo, though they can also just make
> > releases from their own git repos as long as we all pull each others
> > changes.
> > I'd be happy to hear comments on this model. It sounds like the way
> > git was intended to be used, and much like the way Linus uses it for
> > the kernel.
> > - P
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