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Re: Moving pkgsrc-wip away from SourceForge
On 07/05/15 11:19, Martin Husemann wrote:
> On Sun, Jul 05, 2015 at 12:57:05AM +0200, Filip Hajny wrote:
>> I?d say a great part of the momentum we see in people contributing to
>> the Joyent ?fork' of pkgsrc lies in the Github interface. It?s the
>> fork/mangle/pull-request workflow made available by Github that makes
>> many people consider contributing with "a quick fix". Take that away
>> and you subtract from the potential momentum.
> Maybe, but I have experienced the opposite with other projects on github:
> I provide a fix to an obvious problem as a context diff against the latest
> snapshot with like four lines changed (and an explanation why it fixes
> an obvious problem). To do this I have to learn about stupid formatting rules
> in the joke of a bug tracker to make the patch at least readable in the
> ticket I am filing.
> Next I get an email I should do a pull request - at which point I punt.
This is NetBSD/pkgsrc, not a random project solely based on GitHub. The
pkgsrc-users@ and tech-pkg@ list will not go away. Pull-ups will simply
be an additional, very helpful and convenient opt-in tool.
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