Git Workflow - Outstanding Issues

John Layt johnlayt at
Wed May 18 20:26:01 BST 2011

On Sunday 15 May 2011 16:54:31 Alexander Neundorf wrote:
> I thought the ability to have better workflows with git was one of the
> motivations for the move to git.
> Why aren't these better workflows documented or recommended anywhere ?

There's a suggested workflow for kde-workspace at 
which Plasma are discussing adopting, and I think the PIM guys are discussing 
a workflow to fit their needs as well.

I've added the kdelibs workflow to the Platform 11 agenda and will try push 
people to review the documentation during quieter spells.

> > * Release branch naming, KDE/4.6 vs 4.6
> > This was decided by a coin toss to be 4.6 rather than KDE/4.6, but I
> > suspect by now more people have stable branches from kdelibs/kdebase than
> > the other modules so it may be less disruptive overall to use KDE/4.6?
> Did we come to a conclusion about this in the latest thread ?
> If so, which was it ?
> This is also completely undocumented.
> Git gurus, *please* work on that.

No response or action to date, I'll push again at Randa, and ping the 
sysadmins to see what can be done.

> I moved the "Creating a patch" link from "To be reviewed" to the "official"
> tutorials section, since I think it looks good and is not outdated.
> I also added a simple step-by-step howto for getting started there.
> Please review it, maybe it should be merged into the Git Configuration
> page.

Cool, I'll have a read tonight.



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