[Kde-scm-interest] Git roadmap
thiago at kde.org
Wed Sep 19 09:11:32 CEST 2007
Johannes Sixt wrote:
>Why do you think that dashbot would not see your changes? You would have
>published them in the public repository anyway. I'd even go as far as to
> say that *before* you ask the libksane maintainer to pull your fix, you
> ask dashbot to pull them and act as the peer reviewer.
That sounds like a maintenance nightmare: if dashbot starts merging any
and all branches on request, someone will have to "clean up the mess"
every now and then. Different people would be working on the same fix
because it hasn't made upstream yet.
That could be a good thing for the maintainer to be able to choose the
best fix, but it's also a waste of effort in a project lacking manpower
already. But the big problem is dashbot being a bot: not all requested
merges will work and so it'll have to reset to a known state, etc.
Thiago Macieira - thiago (AT) macieira.info - thiago (AT) kde.org
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