[Kde-scm-interest] JhBuild

Ian Monroe ian.monroe at gmail.com
Thu Jan 28 17:21:45 CET 2010

On Thu, Jan 28, 2010 at 10:20 AM, Johannes Sixt <j.sixt at viscovery.net> wrote:
> Ian Monroe schrieb:
>> 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.
> If your program is named 'git-kdeclone' and is in your PATH, then 'git
> kdeclone' will pick it up, regardless of the language it is written in. If
> you write it carefully, 'git --git-dir=... kdeclone' and all the other
> generic switches will work automatically.

Ah thanks. I'll look into this then.

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