[Geany-devel] Git Switch (again)
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Tue May 10 00:10:58 UTC 2011
Le 10/05/2011 00:43, Lex Trotman a écrit :
>> But the point on the possible future of GitHub is important IMO. if we
>> have no guarantee for the long-term viability -- and when I read you I
>> read "I'd not be really surprised if it happened" --, do we really want
>> to use this? I mean, if we need to switch to another official repo next
>> year because GitHub decided not to continue to provide (free) hosting
>> for us, it'd not be really good.
> Well, that risk exists for any free hosting service, even Sourceforge
> could go broke, as Jiri says easy for DVCS, especially if there is an
> up to date mirror, hard for bugtracker.
Of course; DVCS are really helpful in this kind of situations (and many
But if we keep the idea "everything can go by", maybe moving BT too to
GitHub wouldn't be more of a problem than leaving it on SF (apart the
actual move required); and I believe that having the BT integrated with
the VCS provides some comfort (even just the auto-close feature).
>> But yeah, switching to Git doesn't even mean going away from SF (though
>> it couldn't be bad :D), they also offers Git repositories. Just no fancy
>> around like merge requests, reviews & co.
> I didn't think they allowed anyone to create a public clone, I think
> that is a required feature to get more involvement, anyone can say
> "I'm going to try this..." and the community can see it and provide
> guidance and testing.
No I don't think they have any fancy around the repo; it'd just make my
own life easier by using true Git :D
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