What is the problem with ports PR reaction delays?
alfred at freebsd.org
Sat Jan 25 08:57:23 UTC 2014
On 1/25/14, 12:11 AM, Yuri wrote:
> On 01/24/2014 20:16, Alfred Perlstein wrote:
>> (maybe there is some great ports system that I'm not aware of that
>> makes this all as easy github, but I somehow doubt that.)
> github itself is closed source, but 95% of its functionality is based
> on git which is open. One only needs to invoke 3-4 git operations to
> support what it does on the website side. Register on the site, fork
> the project under user's login, submit a pull request, merge a fork's
> branch to the main branch. All these are basically git commands.
> Without the glossiness of github, this is not that large of a project.
> Submitters will do the rest through git.
> I think, instead of tediously going through the PRs by hand, it is
> wiser to set up some system like this.
Although if we go down the rabbit hole of building something "like
github" that might take a while. For now prototyping using the github
pull methods might be a good proof of concept. I may look into doing a
github pull request -> GNATS (src) PR gateway if time allows.
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