[Kde-scm-interest] JhBuild

Ian Monroe ian.monroe at gmail.com
Thu Jan 28 16:17:39 CET 2010

On Thu, Jan 28, 2010 at 9:10 AM, Matt Williams <lists at milliams.com> wrote:
> One of the oft-quoted selling points of git is the separation of
> backend and porcelain and so a kde-specific git command to provide
> functionality similar to the bazaar 'lp:' type meta-URLs could be
> useful. To do something like:
> git clone kde:kdelibs # or
> git kdeclone kdelibs
> which, inside its workings could contain/lookup the official KDE
> module dependencies/relationships.

That would be pretty cool :)

Probably means writing it in perl though. Anyways its been on my
personal todo list to write the cloner in Ruby, could do this to
figure out the XML (or JSON or whatever) format and let a perl person
port it to a git command later.


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