Relocating (some of) GHC's core-libraries to github.com/haskell
afarmer at ittc.ku.edu
Tue Apr 29 21:41:45 UTC 2014
On Tue, Apr 29, 2014 at 9:46 AM, Edward Kmett <ekmett at gmail.com> wrote:
> I would really like that as well.
> My experience is it is rather easy to get users to put together a pull
> request through github.
> It is rather more like pulling teeth to get them to use git properly and put
> together a traditional patch.
> This would greatly open up the workflow for end users contributing things
> like small documentation fixes and the like.
> On Tue, Apr 29, 2014 at 5:58 AM, Herbert Valerio Riedel <hvriedel at gmail.com>
>> Hello Simon,
>> On 2014-04-28 at 11:28:35 +0200, Simon Marlow wrote:
>> >> However, we can configure the lagged mirror such that we'd
>> >> automatically
>> >> mirror github's 'master' branch into our lagged mirror (we'd still be
>> >> free to create local wip/* or ghc-7.10 branches at git.haskell.org if
>> >> needed)
>> > I think that's fine. As Simon points out, we already have lagging
>> > repo functionality in the form of the submodule links, so the repo on
>> > git.haskell.org can be a pure mirror.
>> Just so I get this right, does "pure mirror" here mean that we don't
>> want users to be able to push to the automatically mirrored repo on
>> git.haskell.org at all, but rather the only way to get any commits into
>> the git.haskell.org mirrored repo would be push it via the GitHub repo?
>> (I'd like that, as it would make the set-up easier and hopefully less
>> confusing, as there'd be only a single data-flow path)
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