devel/gh (was: got(1) in base (was: Re: gitup(1) in base))

Graham Perrin grahamperrin at
Sun Feb 21 18:06:54 UTC 2021

On 21/02/2021 17:29, Warner Losh wrote:

> On Sat, Feb 20, 2021 at 7:20 PM Ilya Bakulin <ilya at> wrote:
>> Last time I asked this question I didn't receive any convincing reply so
>> I'd like to try again... What exactly does "makes base system
>> complete" mean? What's wrong with having a good port?
> Both got and gitup aren't quite to the maturity level we can commit to the
> planned 5 year lifetime of the 13.x tree. Both will be ports in 13.0, but
> reevaluated for 13.1.
> Warner


Maybe a stupid question (I'm not a developer):

* do gh(1) and related commands lack
   what's required for 'simple' use?

Not intended to spark a huge debate, or muddy the waters with regard to 
what might be included in base. I'm just curious.




% gh repo clone --help
Clone a GitHub repository locally.

If the "OWNER/" portion of the "OWNER/REPO" repository argument is 
omitted, it
defaults to the name of the authenticating user.

Pass additional 'git clone' flags by listing them after '--'.

   gh repo clone <repository> [<directory>] [-- <gitflags>...]

   --help   Show help for command

   Use 'gh <command> <subcommand> --help' for more information about a 
   Read the manual at


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