[aur-general] AUR4, git, subtrees ELI5?
me at the-compiler.org
Thu Jun 11 19:39:52 UTC 2015
* Joakim Hernberg <jhernberg at alchemy.lu> [2015-06-11 21:03:50 +0200]:
> On Thu, 11 Jun 2015 13:36:54 -0500
> Eli Schwartz <eschwartz93 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Thu, Jun 11, 2015 at 12:04 AM, David Kaylor <dpkaylor at gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> > > How about a simpleton who has never pushed, pulled, or committed at
> > > all?
> > IIRC there was some discussion about this originally, and someone
> > suggested that maintainers might even decide to stop maintaining.
> > The suggestion was made that perhaps a tarball upload could be added
> > which would create automatic commits to the git repository.
> > Hopefully, something like that could be added, it would allow people
> > who don't want to deal with the added complexity to continue on as
> > though nothing had ever happened.
> IMO this would be a good idea.
FWIW, +1 here as well.
I love git so I'm excited about all the new possibilites and feel like
it's a very good improvement - but I can see how this makes it harder
for people who'd prefer not getting into git just to contribute to the
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