dana at orodu.net
Mon Aug 12 16:16:52 EDT 2013
On Mon, Aug 12, 2013 at 4:14 PM, Jamie Macdonald <jamie.alban at gmail.com>wrote:
> Ah, thanks for pointing that link out Mikael, and thanks for updating the
> Openbox:Contribute <http://openbox.org/wiki/Openbox:Contribute> page,
> Dana. It was very discretely tucked away before. It's good that it mentions
> the Github repo now.
> That page answers my second question - that work/patches/pull requests
> should be off the master branch. However, should issues with the master
> branch be discussed on Bugzilla?
Yes, master is official and commits we intend to ship.
> Dana, I find the Github issue tracker is also much more modern, and IMO
> more friendly than Bugzilla (Markdown in issues, source code line
> references, easy inter-issue links, dynamic pull requests …), and I would
> be in favour of that migration - but I‘m sure there are some advantages of
> using Bugzilla that I’m overlooking.
I had started a discussion about alternative bug trackers at some point,
but it didn't get very far. I'm not sure we want to tie ourselves to GitHub
so strongly right now. I'd like to start by experimenting with using it for
> On Mon, Aug 12, 2013 at 4:08 PM, Dana Jansens <dana at orodu.net> wrote:
>> I've added the link to http://openbox.org/wiki/Openbox:Contribute and
>> added some notes about GitHub workflow on the UsingGit page.
>> On Mon, Aug 12, 2013 at 11:49 AM, Mikael Magnusson <mikachu at gmail.com>wrote:
>>> On 12/08/2013, Jamie Macdonald <jamie.alban at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> > A couple questions for Dana:
>>> > As far as I can tell, you update your `git at github.com:
>>> > repo at the same time as your `git://git.openbox.org/dana/openbox`<http://git.openbox.org/dana/openbox>repo.
>>> > Is there any plan to start using Github for anything more than a
>>> > e.g. pull requests, issue tracking
>>> > Also, which branch should patches be formatted to? I found that when I
>>> > hacking on the `master` branch a couple months ago, that there was some
>>> > buggy behaviour. I suppose they should be relative to the latest
>>> > then, and you do a super merge every once in a while?
>>> > Finally, it would be hacker-friendly if there were a straight-up link
>>> > the official git repository on the Openbox:Contribute page (
>>> > http://openbox.org/wiki/Openbox:Contribute), and a note answering the
>>> > questions either on that wiki page, or in HACKING, or some other README
>>> > file.
>>> > Thanks,
>>> > Jamie
>>> http://openbox.org/wiki/Help:UsingGit does this have the answers you
>>> need? You're right though that we should probably link this from the
>>> contribute page, and not only from the documentation page.
>>> Mikael Magnusson
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