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Re: [opensuse-buildservice] [PATCH] checkout git branch with tar_scm source servce
  • From: Adrian Schröter <adrian@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 12 Apr 2011 16:54:40 +0200
  • Message-id: <3600413.NXWLyATNGD@scherben>
Am Dienstag, 12. April 2011, 16:23:34 schrieb J. Daniel Schmidt:
On Tuesday 12 April 2011 15:57:13 Adrian Schröter wrote:
* See git merge request (usually I don't in time due to lack of
notifications
* git checkout merg...
* git pull merge...
* git pull --rebase
* git push
* go to the web interface, search it and mark it as merged
* tar the directory
* osc commit

Looks highly un-efficient to me for all these small packages [...]

A slap in the faces of all maintainers of small packages. Thanks.

So lets rather make it easier to use instead of circumventing it.

Feel free to discuss that with git / gitorious authors.

Sorry, but this is is no way a git/gitorious specific problem.

YaST for example is still in SVN and we also have to do several steps until
we
can do an "osc commit".

Just one quick idea: We could create a OBS plugi n that automatically pushes
the changes to the files of a package (not every package, only marked ones)
into an auto-generated git repo $somewhere. Then you can continue working
like
before and the current code is in a git repo outside on a non-OBS server.

And how would that help on merge stuff back ?

It would just overwrite stuff which comes via a different route ?

Can you name a single advantage when using git for such a single file project ?

--
Adrian Schroeter
SUSE Linux Products GmbH
email: adrian@xxxxxxx

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