[Geany-devel] geany on github; why not?
frank at xxxxx
Sat Aug 27 18:50:56 UTC 2011
On Sat, 27 Aug 2011 20:46:37 +0200
Colomban Wendling <lists.ban at herbesfolles.org> wrote:
> Le 27/08/2011 20:27, Frank Lanitz a écrit :
> > On Sat, 27 Aug 2011 18:02:41 +0200
> > Colomban Wendling <lists.ban at herbesfolles.org> wrote:
> >> Le 22/08/2011 00:27, Jiří Techet a écrit :
> >>> [...]
> >>> Well, in my opinion the whole topic of git transition is
> >>> over-discussed.
> >> Looks the same for me, and I didn't see much new POV or useful
> >> infos since a bunch of emails.
> >>> The reason why I haven't been very active on Geany's
> >>> mailing list are exactly these endless discussions which lead
> >>> nowhere. To your steps:
> >>> 1 and 2: GitHub or Gitorious are the only options if you want
> >>> personal repositories (which is the main reason I want the git
> >>> switch). It's not a crucial decision at all which one you chose -
> >>> if you pick GitHub and realize it stinks, you can always move the
> >>> repository to Gitorious. The only problem is that contributors
> >>> would have to move their personal clones too, but it's not a big
> >>> deal.
> >> I'd like to at least have a synchronized version on git.geany.org.
> >> Even if it wouldn't have that personal clones, it could be the main
> >> clone source or at least a backup mirror.
> > Can you provide a clone which is inclduing all point Jiri
> > mentioned?
> > - Branches
> > - Tags
> > - Merges?
> I only have a full git-svn --stdlayout copy, so basically "no", though
> "partially" is also right:
> * I (can) have branches (needs to co remote/name; co -b name)
> * I (can) have tags (huh, they looks like branches)
> * I *don't* have proper merges (the history is linear)
> * I *don't* have proper authors
> Not sure how to fix this (especially merges, I have a script for the
> authoring part somewhere, and I think that true branches and tags
> should be easily created with a tiny script) but Jiří seems to know
> some ways.
So I suggest this: Jiri can you help to do so (or does maybe the github
svn clone tools does this correct?) we surely can also offer something
like that from git.geany.org. But here import is needed FMPOV.
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