[kde-community] Official KDE mirror on github

Ben Cooksley bcooksley at kde.org
Fri Sep 18 12:17:29 UTC 2015


On Sat, Sep 19, 2015 at 12:14 AM, Jaroslaw Staniek <staniek at kde.org> wrote:
> On 18 September 2015 at 14:00, Ben Cooksley <bcooksley at kde.org> wrote:
>> On Fri, Sep 18, 2015 at 11:54 PM, Jaroslaw Staniek <staniek at kde.org> wrote:
>>> On 18 September 2015 at 13:42, Boudhayan Gupta <bgupta at kde.org> wrote:
>>>> Ladies and gentlemen, as you read this mail github.com/kde is being
>>>> populated by the initial sync of all repositories.
>>>>
>>>> Maybe someone should make a public announcement?
>>>>
>>>> Shout out to Ben, he truly is a superhero.
>>>
>>> Thanks a lot!
>>> Is it possible to enable Issues support for a given project? (as I
>>> said needed by the bountysource infra at least)
>>
>> From what I saw of the above consensus, issues and pull requests would
>> be disabled as those should go through our usual infrastructure
>> (todo.kde.org / bugs.kde.org / reviewboard.kde.org) - if there is a
>> post otherwise i'd be happy to be pointed to it though?
>
> I see what you mean but there was no discussion about this matter in
> this thread at least.
>
> For code I maintain I welcome:
> - any form of patches even if they come via pull requests, just like
> for me emailed patches are also better than no patches
> - any form of donations for features -> for that Issues are needed
>
> It's possible to fork these mirrors to get this support and I am doing
> this now for a test in case of kreport.git.
> https://github.com/staniek/kreport-1
>
> But again, please consider this as less controlled/predictable
> activity - that forking will happen anyway, as this is the value of
> github-based collaboration, and (IMHO) sense of our existence on
> github.

The decision isn't mine, it's the community's decision. I've already
added a note suggesting people submit patches on Reviewboard.
For a decision on those two points, i'd welcome pointers to where that
was made in the above thread - or the opening of a new thread on those
topics.

Regards,
Ben

>
>>>
>>>>
>>>> On 17 September 2015 at 20:00, David Edmundson
>>>> <david at davidedmundson.co.uk> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> On Thu, Sep 17, 2015 at 1:12 PM, Patrick von Reth <vonreth at kde.org> wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Hm I have an existing github mirror with some stars. Instead of
>>>>>> creating a new mirror I'd prefer to just set KDE to the new owner of
>>>>>> the Project.
>>>>>> I guess this is not the only project where that kind of migration is
>>>>>> preferable.
>>>>>> So what to do for those projects?
>>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> We would need to add you as an admin member of the github KDE group, then
>>>>> you click "Transfer ownership" in the repo settings.
>>>>> Stars and forks migrate (I tested this just now).
>>>>>
>>>>> Providing the repo names match KDE, the script we have shouldn't create a
>>>>> new repo but will just push into this one.
>>>>>
>>>>> More info at: https://help.github.com/articles/transferring-a-repository/
>>>>>
>>>>> David
>>>>>
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