[kde-community] Have repo maintainers opt-in for github mirroring (was: Re: Official KDE mirror on github)

Martin Steigerwald martin at lichtvoll.de
Sat Sep 19 11:28:20 UTC 2015


Am Samstag, 19. September 2015, 10:20:36 CEST schrieb Ben Cooksley:
> On Sat, Sep 19, 2015 at 10:02 AM, Martin Steigerwald
> <martin at lichtvoll.de> wrote:
[…]
> > Am Freitag, 18. September 2015, 23:22:41 CEST schrieb Friedrich W. H.
> > 
> > Kossebau:
> >> For the first, my answer is not: mirror on github, but rather: make this
> >> info  better accessable (heck, perhaps simply put in the About dialog, in
> >> a
> >> new tab "Developers").
> > 
> > I think its even possible to just mentioning that in any github.com/kde
> > page.
> > 
> > "You are looking for our code on github.com?
> > 
> > We don´t use github.com due to …, but you can find out code on … and we
> > also have a nice way to provide reviews in … and our task and project
> > management is at …
> > 
> > We look forward to your contributions."
> > 
> > So I see no need to provide an actual mirror of the source code in order
> > to
> > point to KDE infrastructure.
> 
> Unfortunately they have a limit on the description length we can place
> there of 120 characters.

A "readme.md" file can provide for a longer description. Or a github.io page.

> > I was a bit confused as first there was talk about disabling pull
> > requests.
> > Yet now the github.com/kde mirror is up, but I also read its not possible
> > to disable pull requests. I´d expected that someone would check this
> > before the move.
> 
> I was under the impression they were disabled by the options we had
> selected. Unfortunately that is not the case.

Thanks for clarifying on this.

I hope they can still be disabled.

> > Anyway, for bug triaging I will just look at bugzilla for now. And since I
> > didn´t write more than a few lines of code so far, except for this idea I
> > leave this discussion to those who contributed more code.
> 
> Github Issues are not enabled, so this won't be a problem.

Thanks,
-- 
Martin



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