[kde-community] Official KDE mirror on github

Martin Graesslin mgraesslin at kde.org
Sat Sep 19 14:44:54 UTC 2015

On Saturday, September 19, 2015 3:28:56 PM CEST Luigi Toscano wrote:
> Kevin Krammer ha scritto:
> > On Saturday, 2015-09-19, 14:43:37, Bhushan Shah wrote:
> >> On Sat, Sep 19, 2015 at 2:06 PM, Sune Vuorela <nospam at vuorela.dk> wrote:
> >>> I personally feel a bit fucked over right now. All this started with a
> >>> KDE github mirror and *just a mirror*. No pull requests. No bugtracker.
> >>> No nothing else. Just a mirror. And it was repeatedly said in the thread
> >>> that it would be just a mirror. Just a mirror.
> >> 
> >> And when we say mirror and if we start to accept pull request there it
> >> will also complicate the sysadmin work if I know correctly
> >> 
> >> How would git.kde.org will stay up-to-date if you merged pull request
> >> on github? This is one of the reason currently sysadmin allows pushes
> >> on just git.kde.org and not on anongit.kde.org
> > 
> > I have to say I don't have any experience with pull requests, whatever
> > those are, but since Jaroslaw put the into the context of patches by
> > email I would assume that the workflow still has all patches go through
> > proper review, these pull request would just be a form of patch
> > submission.
> > 
> > Lets consider an example, say Okular.
> > 
> > If Okular has the policy that nothing is merged without review, then all
> > patches for Okular need to go through KDE's review tool
> > (reviewboard/gerrit/phabricator/whatever).
> > 
> > If contributors to Okular feel they want to accept submission per email,
> > bugzilla attachment or github pull request, then they will still have to
> > submit these patches for review, no?
> About this specific example, the normal answer to Okular patches on bugzilla
> is "please send it through reviewboard".
> Isn't it possible to automated this step on github? A bot/jenkins job that
> checks for pull requests and writes this message whenever a pull request is
> opened on github, if it's not possible to disable them?

yes it is and David already pointed to it quite in the beginning of the 
discussion: http://nopullrequests.com/

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