[kde-community] What is a GitHub pull request exactly?

Kevin Krammer krammer at kde.org
Sat Sep 19 16:49:02 UTC 2015

On Saturday, 2015-09-19, 17:44:35, Vishesh Handa wrote:
> On Sat, Sep 19, 2015 at 5:32 PM, Kevin Krammer <krammer at kde.org> wrote:
> > Where "ahead" could also mean wrong if "klmn" needs to be modified or gets
> > rejected.
> > 
> > Is (b) the problem people keep discussing about?
> > 
> > Because as far as I can tell it is not really an option given that it can
> > lead to an inconsistent state of two clone sources that are considered to
> > be mirrored.
> Yup (b) can be problematic. I think read-only means read-only and the
> developer has to push the patch manually in kde's git repo, which is
> then mirrors onto github.

For me option (b) is theoretical, nobody would want a mirror to be out of 

As for read-only: I don't see any way around that neither automated push nor 
pull would be an option.

Kevin Krammer, KDE developer, xdg-utils developer
KDE user support, developer mentoring
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