Can we move bytestring to github?

Bardur Arantsson spam at
Tue Feb 12 18:04:42 CET 2013

On 02/12/2013 11:31 AM, Henning Thielemann wrote:
> On Mon, 11 Feb 2013, Bryan O'Sullivan wrote:
>> Hi, Duncan -
>> The subject says it all. I'd like to contribute some patches to
>> bytestring, but darcs is a big wall at this
>> point, and the package has no bug tracker. I'd like to move it under
>>, a place that
>> has served several of our core packages well.
>> I know you're fond of darcs, but it's well established by experience
>> that we'll get many more contributions
>> (both patches and problem reports) on github.
> I am now forced to use git in many projects and on a monthly basis we
> have problems with patches accidentally pushed on the wrong branch, that
> are hard to remove.

git revert

(Note that it can handle a range of commits)

> It's much more difficult to run tests per commit,

I don't understand what you mean... can you elaborate?

> which causes many patches to go into the repository that break the
> package. For me please no more git, and no more github!

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